OUR MENTORS

This unrivalled team of prestigious leaders have expertise in almost all business sectors and situations.

CMi has a distinguished group of international mentors, many of whom have run large global companies and know business leadership from all angles, as CEOs, Executive Committee members, Non-Executives and Chairs.

OUR MENTORS

This holistic experience gives them broad and diverse perspectives on the challenges of leading large complex businesses.

  • 81 Chair mentors of 18 nationalities based in 16 countries
  • CMi’s mentors have served on Boards in 61 countries
  • CMi’s mentors have served as Chairs on 175 listed company Boards and 375 non-listed company Boards
  • Collectively CMi’s mentors have held or are holding 530 Executive and Non-Executive roles on listed company Boards
  • Because our mentors’ roster is extensive we can avoid any conflict of interest
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 Daniel Bernard

Daniel Bernard

Daniel Bernard recently stepped down as Vice Chairman of Capgemini SE, he is President of Provestis, his own investment company, a Board member of ESAS Holdings AS (Turkey) and a Senior Advisor to the private equity firm Towerbrook Capital Partners LLC. Daniel was formerly Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Carrefour SA, Chairman of Kingfisher plc and Chairman of the Majid Al Futtaim Retail Group.  

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Sir Roger Carr

Sir Roger Carr

Sir Roger Carr is the Chairman of BAE Systems plc and a Senior Advisor to Kohlberg Kravis and Roberts & Co LP. In addition, he is Chairman of the English National Ballet, Vice-President of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity, and a Visiting Fellow of Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

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 Jan du Plessis

Jan du Plessis

Jan du Plessis is currently Chairman of BT Group plc. He was previously Chairman of Rio Tinto, SABMiller, British American Tobacco and RHM; non-executive director and chair of the Audit Committee of Lloyds Banking Group and Senior Independent Director of the retailer Marks & Spencer.

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Dr Franz Humer

Dr Franz Humer

Dr Franz Humer was previously Chairman of Roche Holding AG and is Chairman of Neogene Therapeutics and HMNC Brain Health. He is a Board Director of Allogene Therapeutics, Cydar and Emil Frey Holdings and an Advisor to Temasek Holdings, Letterone Healthcare, Target PharmaSolutions and Breakthrough Properties in addition to a number of start-up companies.

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 Charles Allen

Charles Allen
Lord Allen of Kensington, CBE

Charles Allen (Lord Allen of Kensington CBE) is Chairman of Balfour Beatty plc, Chairman of Global Media and Entertainment (Classic FM, Capital, Heart, Smooth, LBC, X Radio, LBC, Gold and Outdoor) Chairman of the Invictus Games and Advisory Chairman of Moelis & Company, a global independent investment bank.

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 Thomas Thune Andersen

Thomas Thune Andersen

Thomas Thune Andersen is Chairman at Ørsted A/S, ranked as the most sustainable company in the world in 2020 as well as Lloyd’s Register Group, Lloyd’s Register Foundation and VKR Holding A/S and Non-Executive Director at BW Group Ltd and IMI plc.

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Dr Göran Ando

Dr Göran Ando

Dr Göran Ando MD, is the retired Chairman of the Board of Directors of Novo Nordisk A/S. Göran is Chairman of Nouscom, Chairman of Tessa Therapeutics Ltd, Chairman of Eyepoint Pharmaceuticals Inc and the Chairman of Nanexa AB. He is a Director of Paraxel International Corp. Göran also serves as Senior Advisor to Essex Woodlands Health Ventures LLC, an Advisor to Edbi Pte Ltd, Singapore and is Non-Executive Director of EUSA Pharma (UK) Ltd and Selectra Biosciences Inc.

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 Doug Baker

Doug Baker

Doug Baker is Chairman of Ecolab Inc, global leader in water, food safety and infection prevention solutions and services. He is Lead Director on the Target Corporation Board and on the executive committee of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Manufacturers. He previously served 10 years on the U.S. Bank Board of Directors.

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 Vindi Banga

Vindi Banga

Vindi Banga is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of GlaxoSmithKline plc, a Partner at Clayton Dubilier & Rice, a Non-Executive Director of the Economist and a member of the Hakluyt International Advisory Board. Vindi sits on the Governing Board of the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, and the Global Leadership Council of the Saïd Business School, Oxford.

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 Sarah Bates

Sarah Bates

Sarah Bates is Chairman of Polar Capital Technology Trust plc, the John Lewis Partnership Pensions Trust Ltd and the BBC Pension Investment Ltd. She is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director at Alliance Trust  plc, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Worldwide Healthcare Trust and a member of the Investment Committees of Universities Superannuation Scheme Ltd (and Non-Executive director of the USS Investment Management) and the BBC Pension Fund.

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Sir Peter Bazalgette

Sir Peter Bazalgette

Sir Peter Bazalgette is Chairman of ITV plc and the Chairman of Lovecraft Group ltd, a venture-backed e-commerce company. He is also a Non-Executive Director of UK Research and Innovation, and an Advisory Board member of Bartle Bogle Hegarty ltd. Sir Peter is also Honorary Professor of Creative Industries at the University of Manchester.

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 Ton Büchner

Ton Büchner

Ton Büchner is the Chair of Swiss Prime Site AG and Burckhardt Compression Holdings AG. He is a board member at Novartis AG, Chairman of the Risk Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. He is also a consultant to Ammega and a member of the Executive Faculty, University St. Gallen, Executive School of Management.

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Sir Winfried (Win) Bischoff

Sir Winfried (Win) Bischoff

Sir Win Bischoff was previously CEO and then Chairman of Schroders plc, Chairman of Citigroup Europe, interim CEO and then Chairman of Citigroup Inc and Chairman of Lloyds Banking Group plc. He is currently the Chairman of JP Morgan Securities plc and is a member of the International Advisory Board of Akbank TAS, Turkey. 

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 Staffan Bohman

Staffan Bohman

Staffan Bohman is currently Chair of Electrolux AB, The Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and the German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce. He is also Board member of Atlas Copco AB where he chairs the Audit committee.

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Sir Peter Bonfield, CBE, FREng

Sir Peter Bonfield, CBE, FREng

Sir Peter Bonfield is Chairman of NXP Semiconductors N.V., a world leader in automotive semi-conductors. He is Director and Chair of Audit at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd, on the Boards of Imagination Technologies in the UK and DarkTrace plc and a Board Director at East West Institute USA. 

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Dr Svein Richard Brandtzæg

Dr Svein Richard Brandtzæg

Dr Svein Richard Brandtzæg is Vice Chairman of DNB ASA and Chairman of Veidekke ASA. He is an Independent Director at Swiss Steel Holding AG, a Non-Executive Director at Mondi plc and Eramet Norway. He is also the Vice Chair of the Council of Ethics for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (The Norwegian Wealth Fund).

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 Gunnar Brock

Gunnar Brock

Gunnar Brock is Chairman of Stena AB, Neptunia Invest AB and Mölnlycke Health Care AB. He also serves as a Non-Executive Director of ABB Ltd, Patricia Industries AB and Investor AB. Gunnar was Chairman of Stora Enso after having been the CEO of Tetra Pak AB, Alfa Laval AB, Thule AB and President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Copco AB.

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Sir Donald Brydon, CBE

Sir Donald Brydon, CBE

Sir Donald Brydon is Chairman of Sage Group plc and Chairman of the fin tech firm Tide Holdings. Previously Sir Donald was Chairman of the London Stock Exchange Group plc, Chairman of the Royal Mail plc, Smiths Group plc, the London Metal Exchange, Amersham plc, Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, the ifs School of Finance and EveryChild.

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 Paul Bulcke

Paul Bulcke

Paul Bulcke has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nestlé S.A. since April 2017. He is Vice Chairman of L’Oréal (FR) and Board Member of Roche Holding Ltd. (CH). He is Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Community of Chairpersons (WEF), member of the European Roundtable for Industry (ERT), the Board of Trustees of Avenir Suisse and J.P. Morgan International Council as well as Co-Chairman of the 2030 Water Resources Group.

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 Gordon Cairns

Gordon Cairns

Gordon Cairns is the Chair of Woolworths, the Australian supermarket and drinks company. He was previously the Chair of Origin Energy and CEO of Lion Nathan (beverages business).

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 Jack So Chak-kwong, GBM, GBS, OBE, JP

Jack So Chak-kwong, GBM, GBS, OBE, JP

Jack So Chak-kwong is Chairman of the Airport Authority Hong Kong, a position he assumed on 1 June 2015. He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of AIA Group Limited and China Resources Power Holdings Company Limited, a Senior Advisor to Credit Suisse, Greater China and an Advisor at the Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited.

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 Jean-Louis Chaussade

Jean-Louis Chaussade

Jean-Louis Chaussade is Chairman of JLCH Conseil, Special Advisor of Accuracy, Chairman of the board of the Université Technologique de Compiègne, Non-Executive Board member of Kaufman & Broad SA and is a Director of Criteria Caixaholding SAU, in addition to other appointments. He was previously the Chairman and CEO of Suez.

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 Victor Chu

Victor Chu

Victor Chu is Chairman of First Eastern Investment Group, a leading Hong Kong-based international investment firm, a Director at Normura Holdings Inc and Non-Executive Director of Airbus SE. Victor has served as Director and Council Member of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, as a member of the Hong Kong Takeovers and Mergers Panel and an Advisory Committee Member of the Securities and Futures Commission.

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Dr Pascal Colombani

Dr Pascal Colombani

Pascal Colombani previously chaired the Supervisory Board of Areva, was Chairman of Valeo SA and was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the French Atomic Energy Commission. Pascal is President of TII Strategies SASU, a consulting and investment company, since 2014. He also serves as a member of the EMEA advisory board of JPMorgan Chase, as Senior Advisor of Kearney, a global management consulting firm and as a Senior Advisor of Truffle Capital.

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 Fulvio Conti

Fulvio Conti

Fulvio Conti serves as Chairman of FIEE SGR SpA (Fondo Italiano Efficienza Energetica), SGI SpA (Società Gasdotti Italia) and Innova Italy Partners Srl. He is a Board Member of Fine Foods Pharmaceutical NTM SpA, Aon plc, the Russian Broadcast Company JSPC, Unidad Editorial SA, PSC SpA., Take Off SpA and Alibert SpA. 

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 Claudio Costamagna

Claudio Costamagna

Claudio Costamagna is Executive Chairman of CC & Soci and he sits on the Board of FTI Consulting, a business advisory group listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and three Italian private companies: Italiana Petroli SpA, Finarvedi SpA, holding company of the Arvedi Group and Salini Costruttori SpA, holding company of the Italian industrial group Webuild.

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Dr Vivienne Cox, CBE

Dr Vivienne Cox, CBE

Vivienne Cox is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Vallourec SA, a supplier to the energy industry, a Non-Executive Director of GlaxoSmithKline plc and a member of the board of Stena AB. Vivienne is also Chair of the Rosalind Franklin Institute and Vice-Chair of the Said Business School, Oxford University.

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 Jeremy Darroch

Jeremy Darroch

Jeremy Darroch serves as Executive Chairman of Sky following thirteen years leading the company as Chief Executive.

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 Tom de Swaan

Tom de Swaan

Tom de Swaan is Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of ABN AMRO Group N.V. and ABN AMRO Bank N.V. He is an Advisory Board member of Akbank Turk Anonim Sirketi AS. Tom de Swaan has held senior positions with a range of financial institutions, including supervisory authorities.

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 Wout Dekker

Wout Dekker

Wout Dekker is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Randstad N.V. and a member of the Supervisory Board of SHV Holdings N.V., Royal Friesland Campina N.V. and Pon Holdings N.V. He is also a member of the Paine Schwartz Partners Food Chain Advisory Board.

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 Michael Diekmann

Michael Diekmann

Michael Diekmann serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE, is the Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co KGAA, and a member of the Supervisory Board at Siemens AG. Michael is the Chairman of the International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai (IBLAC). 

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 Lynn L. Elsenhans

Lynn L. Elsenhans

Lynn Elsenhans is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sunoco and Sunoco Logistics Partners. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of Baker Hughes Company, GlaxoSmithKline plc, and Saudi Aramco. Previously, she was an Executive Vice President of Royal Dutch Shell.

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 Rona Fairhead

Rona Fairhead
The Baroness Fairhead CBE

Rona Fairhead (The Baroness Fairhead CBE) is Chairman of Electrocomponents  plc, a Non-Executive Director and Member of the Finance and Audit Committee of Oracle Corporation, a director of SurvivorNet (healthcare start-up), member of the External Advisory Group, McKinsey & Co and a Member of the House of Lords. Baroness Fairhead was previously the Chairman and CEO of the Financial Times Group.

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 Andrew Fisher

Andrew Fisher

Andrew Fisher is Chairman of Rightmove plc and a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee for Marks and Spencer plc. He was previously CEO and Chairman of Shazam and a Non-Executive Director of Merlin Entertainments plc and Moneysupermarket plc.

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Sir Douglas Flint, CBE

Sir Douglas Flint, CBE

Douglas Flint is Chairman of Standard Life Aberdeen plc and is Chairman of IP Group plc. He is also a member of the Monetary Authority of Singapore's international advisory panel and on the board of the International Chamber of Commerce UK. He is the UK Treasury’s Special Envoy to China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

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Dame Clara Furse

Dame Clara Furse

Dame Clara Furse is Chairman of HSBC UK plc, the ring-fenced bank of HSBC Group. She is a Non-Executive Director of Vodafone Group plc and Amadeus IT Group SA. She is also Chairman of the UK Voluntary Carbon Markets Forum, a member of the Panel of Senior Advisors to Chatham House, and a member of Bocconi University’s International Advisory Council.

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Dr Chris Gibson-Smith, CBE

Dr Chris Gibson-Smith, CBE

Dr Chris Gibson-Smith is Vice Chairman of UBS Investment Bank. Chris brings 50 years of business experience across a wide range of industries. He was Chairman of the London Stock Exchange plc, Chairman of the UK’s National Air Traffic Services, Chairman of The British Land Company plc, Chairman of Partnership Assurance plc, and Chairman of Just Group plc.

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 William (Bill) Green

William (Bill) Green

William (Bill) Green is the former CEO and Chairman of Accenture. He is currently the Chairman of Syniti, and Chairman for GTY Technology Holdings Inc. He is also a member of the Board of Directors at Dell Technologies, S&P Global, Inovalon (a provider of data analytics, intervention and reporting platforms to the healthcare industry) and Advisor360° (a provider of a unified, integrated software suite for wealth management).

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 Steven (Steve) Gregg

Steven (Steve) Gregg

Steven is Chairman of Ampol Limited (previously Caltex); Chairman of Tabcorp Holdings Limited; a director of Challenger Limited and Challenger Life Company Limited, and William Inglis & Son Limited. He is also the Chairman of Lorna Hodgkinson Foundation and Unisson Disability Limited and a Trustee of the Australian Museum.  Prior to this Steven was Chairman of Goodman Fielder Limited and Chairman of Austock Group Limited.

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 Calvin Grieder

Calvin Grieder

Calvin Grieder is the Chairman of Givaudan SA, Chairman of AWK Group and the Chairman of Société General de Surveillance (SGS SA). In addition, he is Chairman and Administrative President of the international engineering group Bühler AG.

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 Jim Hagemann Snabe

Jim Hagemann Snabe

Jim Hagemann Snabe is currently Chairman of A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S, Chairman of Siemens AG, Vice-Chairman of Allianz SE, and a Member of the Board of Trustees at the World Economic Forum. He is also a Senior Advisor to Nordic Alpha Partners, a Council Member of Balderton Capital (UK) LLP, and an Adjunct Professor at the Copenhagen Business School.

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Dr Anthony (Tony) Hayward

Dr Anthony (Tony) Hayward

Tony Hayward is Chairman of Glencore plc, a position he has held since 2014, a Managing Partner of St James’s Asset Management LLP and Chairman of a number of private companies. Previously he was the Chief Executive Officer of BP plc, the Chief Executive Officer of Genel Energy plc and subsequently the Chairman. 

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 Paul Hermelin

Paul Hermelin

Paul Hermelin is Chairman of the Non-Executive Board of Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. He is also Chair of the Opera Festival of Aix-en-Provence, the French Chair of the India-France Large companies Forum and the “Special Envoy of the French government for India-France economic relationships”.

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 Christine Hodgson, CBE

Christine Hodgson, CBE

Christine Hodgson CBE is Chairman of Severn Trent plc and The Careers & Enterprise Co ltd. She is also a Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Standard Chartered plc. Christine was previously Executive Chairman of Capgemini UK plc, one of the world’s largest technology and professional services groups.

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Baroness Sarah Hogg

Baroness Sarah Hogg

Baroness Sarah Hogg is currently a Senior Independent Director of Royal Mail plc. She holds a Non-Executive Directorship at The Times Newspaper Holdings Limited. Baroness Hogg has extensive experience of business, government and the media, having worked at the highest level in all three sectors.

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 Charles (Chad) Holliday

Charles (Chad) Holliday

Chad Holliday recently stepped down as the Chairman of Royal Dutch Shell and serves as the Lead Independent Director at Deere & Company and Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). He was previously CEO and then Chairman of Dupont, Chairman of the Bank of America Corporation, The Business Council, Catalyst, the National Academy of Engineering, the Society of Chemical Industry (American Section) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

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 David Jiménez-Blanco

David Jiménez-Blanco

David Jiménez-Blanco is Vice Chairman of Bolsas y Mercados Españoles, Chairman of the Madrid Stock Exchange and Chairman of Gawa Capital Partners SGEIC, SA.  He is also an Independent Board Member of SIX Group AG (the owner and operator of the Swiss and Spanish Stock Exchange) and of Arima Real Estate SOCIMI SA, and a Member of the Board of Trustees at Fundacion Pablo Horstmann.

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 Tom Johnstone, CBE

Tom Johnstone, CBE

Tom Johnstone is Chairman of Husqvarna AB, Chairman of Wärtsilä OYJ, Chairman of the British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of Combient AB. He is an Independent Director at Investor AB and sits on the Boards of Volvo Car Corp, and Northvolt AB.

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 Hubert Joly

Hubert Joly

Hubert Joly recently stepped down from Best Buy Co which he led from 2012 to 2020, as President and CEO, Chairman and CEO and, finally, Executive Chairman. Hubert is a member of the Board of Directors of Johnson & Johnson as well as Ralph Lauren Corporation. He is a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School, a Vice Chairman of The Business Council, a member of the International Advisory Board of HEC Paris and a Trustee of the Minneapolis Institute of Art. 

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 Susan Kilsby

Susan Kilsby

Susan Kilsby is the Chair of Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc and is Senior Independent Director and chair of the Remuneration Committee at Diageo. She is Non-Executive Director  of BHP, where she chairs the Remuneration Committee, and of Unilever  and the UKʼs National Health Service (NHS-England). She is also a member of The Takeover Panel in the UK.

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 Ewan Kirk

Ewan Kirk

Ewan Kirk is a technology entrepreneur, early-stage investor, and founder of Cantab Capital Partners. He is a non-executive director of defence company BAE Systems plc, and sits on the Board of a number of UK technology start-ups. He is Chairman of DeepTech Labs, a Cambridge-based accelerator that identifies, invests in and scales startups that commercialise frontier scientific technology. 

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 Peter Löscher

Peter Löscher

Peter Löscher is Chairman of the Board of Sulzer AG, Switzerland, and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG, Germany. He is a Board member of Telefónica S.A., Spain, Royal Philips, Netherlands, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Group AG, Switzerland and a Non-Executive Director of Doha Venture Capital LLC, Qatar. 

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 Ronnie Leten

Ronnie Leten

Ronnie Leten is the Chairman of Ericsson AB, Chairman of Piab Group AB and Chairman of Epiroc AB.

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 Peter Livanos

Peter Livanos

Peter Livanos is Chairman of Gaslog Ltd, Ceres Hellenic Shipping Enterprises Ltd, EnergyLog Ltd, DryLog Ltd and TankLog Ltd. He is a Partner of MW&L and holds directorships and memberships in various international companies and committees. He is a member of the Council of the American Bureau of Shipping and chairman of the Greek National Committee. Peter is also a member of the Board of Trustees for New York-Presbyterian Hospital. 

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 Birger Magnus

Birger Magnus

Birger Magnus is the Chairman of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation and is a Board member of Harvard Business Publishing. He is also Chairman of Working Group Two AS, a JV between Cisco and Telenor ASA. He is Chairman of high growth companies in the digital arena including the start-ups Oda, Xeneta AS And Spond AS.

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Sir John Manzoni

Sir John Manzoni

John Manzoni is Chairman of SSE, the UK utility, Chair Designate at AWE plc, Chair Elect of the Atomic Weapons Establishment, a non- departmental UK Government body central to the UK’s nuclear defence strategy and Continuous at Sea Deterrent. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Diageo plc, and serves on the Global Leadership Council of the Said Business School.

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 Gérard Mestrallet

Gérard Mestrallet

Gérard Mestrallet is Honorary Chairman of ENGIE, Honorary Chairman of SUEZ, Executive Chairman of AFALULA, Non-Executive Director on the Board of Societe Generale SA, Board member of the Executive Committee of the Saudi Electricity Company and Co-Chair of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition.

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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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 Harald Norvik

Harald Norvik

Harald Norvik has been Chairman of Scandinavian Airline Systems, Chairman of Telenor ASA, Chairman of the Oslo Stock Exchange, TV2, and Deputy Chairman of PGS ASA. Harald is currently Chairman of NRC (a global refuge organisation), Chairman of Kraft Bank, Chairman of BOS PS Group, Chairman of Barratt Due Music Institute and a member of the Board of Umoe ASA. 

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 Jorma Ollila

Jorma Ollila

Jorma Ollila previously served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Nokia, as Chairman of Royal Dutch Shell plc and Chairman of Outokumpu Oyj, the global leader in stainless steel. Jorma is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alma Media Corp, 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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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 John Parker

Sir John Parker

Sir John Parker has been Chairman of Pennon Group plc and South West Water Ltd, Chairman of National Grid plc, Anglo American plc, Mondi, BVT Joint Venture, RMC Group plc and P&O plc. He has served as Chairman and CEO of both Harland & Wolff and Babcock International. He is currently the Chairman of construction and engineering company Laing O'Rourke.

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 Gavin Patterson

Gavin Patterson

Gavin Patterson is currently President & Chief Revenue Officer of Salesforce. He is also Chair of Aim-listed Elixirr Consulting, Chair of HRH Prince of Wales’s charity Business in the Community and sits on the board of the APAX backed Fractal Analytics and EQT backed Delta Fiber.

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Sir John Peace, CBE

Sir John Peace, CBE

Sir John Peace was formerly Chairman, Chief Executive and a Founder of Experian plc, Chief Executive of GUS plc, Chairman of Standard Chartered plc and Chairman of Burberry plc. He was also Chairman of the Work Foundation, a visionary think tank. He is Chairman of the Midlands Engine Partnership and Midlands Connect. He is also Chairman of Octo Telematics and Chancellor of Nottingham Trent University.

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 Ho Kwon Ping

Ho Kwon Ping

Ho Kwon Ping is the Founder and Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings Ltd and Laguna Resorts and Hotels Ltd, and Chairman of Thai Wah Public Company. He is also the founding and current Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Singapore Management University and a Non-Executive Director of Diageo plc, the UK-listed spirits company.

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 Roberto Quarta

Roberto Quarta

Roberto Quarta is currently Chairman of WPP plc and of Smith & Nephew plc, a FTSE 100 listed global medical devices company. He is also Partner and Chairman of the private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Europe LLC (CD&R). 

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Sir Michael (Mike) Rake, FCA, FCGI

Sir Michael (Mike) Rake, FCA, FCGI

Sir Michael Rake served as the Chairman of BT Group plc, as the International Chairman of KPMG, Chairman of Worldpay Group plc and as Chairman of EasyJet plc. He currently serves as Chairman of Wireless Logic Group ltd, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Phoenix Global Resources plc, Majid Al Futtaim Holdings LLC and Newday Group UK ltd. 

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 Dominique Reiniche

Dominique Reiniche

Dominique Reiniche serves as Chair Chr. Hansen Holding A/S, a global bioscience company that develops natural solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. She is also the Chair of the Board of Eurostar EIL and is a member of the Board of PayPal Luxembourg, Deliveroo plc and Mondi plc.

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 Paula Reynolds

Paula Reynolds

Paula Reynolds is Chairman of National Grid plc,  a member of the Board of BP plc, and General Electric Co., and also chairs the remuneration committee at BP. Paula is the chair of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and is Trustee Emeritus and former Chair of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the leading cancer research center in the Western U.S.

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Dr Rob Routs

Dr Rob Routs

Dr Rob Routs is Chairman of Royal DSM N.V. and Non-Executive Director of ATCO Ltd. Rob is Emeritus Member of the Economic Development Board of Singapore International Advisory Council. He has substantial experience in the refining and chemical industry with a strong focus on operational safety and sustainable operations to reduce the industry's impact on the environment.

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 Eldar Sætre

Eldar Sætre

Eldar Saetre recently stepped down as CEO of Equinor ASA,  the largest oil and gas group on the Norwegian continental shelf. Eldar is a member of the board of Subsea 7 SA, Strømberg Gruppen AS and Trucknor AS.

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 Vagn Sørensen

Vagn Sørensen

Vagn Sørensen is Chairman of Air Canada Inc, Chairman of FLSmidth & Co A/S and Scandlines A/S, Zebra A/S (Tiger) and TIA Technology A/S. Vagn is also Vice Chairman of Nordic Aviation Capital, a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited, CNH Industrial, Unilode Aviation Solutions, VFS Global AG and a Senior Advisor to EQT Partners A/S.

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 Paolo Scaroni

Paolo Scaroni

Paolo is Deputy Chairman of Rothschild & Co, Chairman of Giuliani SpA and Chairman of the football club A.C. Milan. He is also a Board member at Columbia Business School, New York, and Ingostrakh, a major Russian insurance company.

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 Risto Siilasmaa

Risto Siilasmaa

Risto Siilasmaa is the founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of F-Secure Corporation, a cybersecurity company, having served as President and CEO of the company in 1988-2006. Previously he was the Chair of the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation.

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 Feike Sijbesma

Feike Sijbesma

Feike Sijbesma is Honorary Chairman of Royal DSM, where he has been CEO from 2007 until 2020. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Royal Philips, Non-Executive Director at Unilever and a member of the Supervisory Board of the Dutch Central Bank.

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 Sidney Taurel

Sidney Taurel

Sidney Taurel is Chairman of Pearson plc, the world’s largest publishing and education company. He is also Chairman Emeritus at Eli Lilly & Co and an Advisory Board member of the Spanish pharmaceutical company Almirall SA.

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 David Tyler

David Tyler

David Tyler is currently Chairman of The White Company and Domestic & General Group. David has extensive experience of chairmanship at a number of the UK’s largest and most established public companies. Before taking on his current responsibilities, he was Chairman of Hammerson plc, J Sainsbury plc, Logica plc and of 3i Quoted Private Equity plc.

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 Philippe Varin, CBE

Philippe Varin, CBE

Philippe Varin is the Chairman of Suez, a world’s leading environmental company dedicated to water and waste management, Chairman of France Industrie and Vice Chairman of the Conseil National de l’Industrie. He is also an Independent Director on the Boards of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Saint Joseph Paris Hospital.

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 Peter Voser

Peter Voser

Peter Voser is Chairman of ABB Limited, a global leader in power and automation technologies. He is also Group Chairman of PSA International Pte (formerly known as Port of Singapore Authority), a global leader in port operations and an Independent Director of IBM Corporation and Temasek Holdings Pte Limited.

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 Jasmine Whitbread

Jasmine Whitbread

Jasmine Whitbread is Chair of Travis Perkins, the UK’s leading supplier of building and construction materials. She is a non-executive director of WPP and of Standard Chartered. Jasmine is also an advisor to the Sustainability Committee at Richemont.

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Dr Hans Wijers

Dr Hans Wijers

Dr Hans Wijers is Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of ING Group N.V., a member of the Supervisory Board of Hal Holding N.V. and a member of the Temasek European Advisory Panel of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited.

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"The mentoring relationship is typically one of sounding board and trusted confidant. Personal chemistry is vital and relevant experience essential for the interaction to be both valuable and engaging. It is a two-way exchange where each benefits, both professionally and personally, from the conversation."

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