EMERITUS MENTORS

Since inception, CMi has been privileged to work with some of the world’s leading Chairs. A number of our past mentors, whilst having retired from regular mentoring, are available for specific and bespoke engagements where their broad experience can add real value for the next generation of leaders.

Baroness Sarah Hogg

Baroness Sarah Hogg

Baroness Hogg was the founding Chairman of Frontier Economics Ltd. In 2002 she became Chairman of 3i Group plc, Europe’s largest listed private-equity company, where she stayed until 2010, when she took on the Chairmanship of the Financial Reporting Council.

Baroness Hogg is currently a Senior Independent Director of Royal Mail plc.  

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Denis Ranque

Denis Ranque

Denis Ranque is a member of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA’s Board of Directors since 2002 and a member of CMA-CGM SA’s Board of Directors since 2010. He was previously the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Airbus SE and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Thomson-CSF Group SA.

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Dr André Lévy-Lang

Dr André Lévy-Lang

Dr André Lévy-Lang is the Founder and Chair of Institut Louis Bachelier, a research network, Chairman of Les Echos SAS and a Board member of the Institut Français des Relations Internationales. He was previously CEO of Paribas Group, Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Rothschild & Co, a Board member of Rothschild Martin Maurel, a member of the Executive Board of the French Banks Association and Chairman of the Finance Committee of the French Employers Association. 

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Dr Jeroen van der Veer

Dr Jeroen van der Veer

Dr Jeroen van der Veer is Chairman of Boskalis Westminster Group and Deputy Chair of Equinor ASA (previously Statoil ASA). Jeroen was previously CEO of Royal Dutch Shell plc, Chairman of Koninklijke Philips NV, Chairman of ING Groep NV and Vice Chairman of Unilever. He was also a Supervisory Board member of the Dutch Central Bank.

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Glen Moreno

Glen Moreno

Glen Moreno is Non-Executive Director of Fidelity International Ltd, one of the world’s leading investment companies. He was previously Chairman of Pearson plc, a global publishing and educational business, Chairman of Virgin Money plc and served as Acting Chairman of UK Financial Investments, the organisation created to manage the UK government’s investment in troubled banks.

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Hans Dalborg

Hans Dalborg

Hans Dalborg is currently Honorary Chairman of Nordea Bank. Hans has been Chairman of the Board of the Swedish Corporate Governance Board, Uppsala University, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), ÅF Group and the hi-tech company IZettle.

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Jorma Ollila

Jorma Ollila

Jorma Ollila previously served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Nokia, Chairman of Royal Dutch Shell plc, Chairman of Outokumpu Oyj, the global leader in stainless steel, and Chairman of  the Board of Directors of Alma Media Corp. Jorma is currently Chairman of Miltton Oy and Chairman of Xinova LLC. He is also a Board member of TBG AG and of Tetra Laval International SA, and an Independent Director of Perella Weinberg Partners LP.

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Laura Cha, GBM, GBS, JP

Laura Cha, GBM, GBS, JP

Laura Cha is Chairman of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd and the former Chairman of Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp Ltd. She is a Non-Executive Director of Unilever plc. and the London Metal Exchange Limited, and Independent Director at Ant Group Co Ltd (Ant Small and Micro Financial Services Group Co Ltd prior to 07/2020).

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Professor Dr Óscar Fanjul

Professor Dr Óscar Fanjul

Oscar Fanjul is Vice Chairman at LafargeHolcim and at Ferrovial. He remains Honorary Chairman of Repsol. Oscar Fanjul is currently the Vice Chairman of Omega Capital and is also a Non-Executive Director of Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc.

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Sir Richard Olver

Sir Richard Olver

Sir Richard Olver served as Non-Executive Chairman of BAE Systems, one of the world's largest defence contractors, from 2004 until 2014. Prior to BAE Systems he had a 30+ year career at BP in various senior leadership roles. Sir Richard is now an adviser to Clayton, Dubilier and Rice LLC as well as to HSBC Holdings plc. In the oil and gas industry, he is a Director of Sand Hill Petroleum SA. 

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Sir Richard Sykes

Sir Richard Sykes

Sir Richard Sykes was previously the Chairman and Chief Executive of GlaxoSmithKline. He currently serves as Chairman of the UK Vaccine Taskforce, Chairman of The Royal Institution of Great Britain, Chairman of King Edward VII’s Hospital and Chairman for Omnicyte Ltd.  Sir Richard is also Chairman of The UK Stem Cell Foundation and on the International Advisory Board, of A*Star Biomedical Research Council, Singapore and Chancellor of Brunel University.

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Sir Tom McKillop

Sir Tom McKillop

Sir Tom McKillop was previously CEO of Astra Zeneca, Chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland and a Non-Executive Director of BP. He is currently Vice-Chairman of Almirall SA, an international pharmaceutical company headquartered in Spain. 

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Val Gooding CBE

Val Gooding CBE

Val Gooding is Senior Independent Director at Vodafone Group and Queen’s Trustee on the Board of Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew. Val was formerly CEO of Bupa, Chairman of Premier Farnell plc, and Chairman of Aviva Insurance UK.

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