Chris has dedicated his career to building high performing professional services firms. In 2010 he joined Merryck & Co – leading a management buyout the same year. He has led high value engagements that span both multiple geographies and cultures and has a passion for fostering the highest levels of client service and quality.
Annemarie has more than 25 years of international banking experience across Asia, Africa and the Middle East with ANZ and then Standard Chartered Bank including being CEO and executive director of a large, publicly listed subsidiary and latterly a member of the Group Executive Committee.
Curiosity, reflection and pragmatism are at the heart of Geoff’s approach. What is the purpose of business and what is the purpose of your business? What conditions create lasting impact for the leader, the business and for society at large?
Pat Chapman-Pincher is one of the most successful women in the global communications industry. In a career spanning more than 40 years she has been responsible for creating and growing major multi-national companies in the telecoms and internet sector.
Annette has extensive experience as a CEO of major insurers – Direct Line Group and Zurich FS. She has worked across Europe including Eastern Europe and has a strong technology background with a record of using e-commerce to drive commercial success.
Andrew has had a variety of roles from CEO, to administrative, finance, marketing and frontline sales with experience in working with different cultures (North America/Europe/Asia) with fluent German and competent French.
As a former CEO and Chairman with over 25 years experience in senior management, Piers understands the pressures and challenges that confront the busy executive. A great believer in the use of all the human ‘talents’, he was interviewed by the FT on the use of intuition in business…
Andy has spent his career in the insurance sector, both in manufacturing (underwriting) and latterly in distribution, helping to build the largest independent insurance intermediary in Europe by leading the completion of 150 acquisitions over a 10 year period.
Peter is a broad-based business leader with a passion for developing organisations and people. Following a sound grounding at Mars Inc and Kingfisher plc, Peter held four MD roles at ICL and Fujitsu and led the successful transformation programme that was responsible for the turnaround of the €3.5bn business.
Hans Christian has worked extensively throughout Europe and the Middle East both as a consulting partner and as CEO and Chairman for a number of media, telecommunications, financial service, and management consulting companies.
Varda Shine is recognised as one of the major powerbrokers in the international jewellery trade, with a career in diamonds – the ultimate luxury product – spanning 30 years. As CEO of De Beers Diamond Trading Company (DTC), Varda led the business to deliver record sales and profits.
Rudi has been a successful Senior Executive and Member of the Management Board of an FMCG FTSE top 10 company as Group Human Resources Director. He has a wealth of experience in transnational Human Resources and business management covering all continents.
A seasoned executive with more than 20 years’ experience in building and running businesses around the world. He brings a view of what company leaders need to run their business in today’s fast changing and global environment.
Parm has had a variety of roles within the European cable, media and telecoms industry. He has worked in general management, finance, strategy and corporate development during a dynamic twenty year period of change for the industry.