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Professional Boards Forum

Online 18 May 2022

In-Conversation with Chairs followed by Simulated Board Meeting

  • Chairs and candidates discuss a board case on strategic, financial and governance issues 

  • in two sessions, you will work with different Chairs

  • the programme concludes with virtual networking

Online - Wednesday 26th April 2023, from 3pm to 6pm UK time

Click here for the event programme

Fireside chat with:

Sir Douglas Flint, Chair abrdn plc

Feike Sijbesma, Chair Royal Philips

Participating Chairs :

Sir Douglas Flint, Chair, abrdn plc

Feike Sijbesma, Chair, Royal Phlips

Pauline Bieringa, MD, Triodos Bank Nederland

Andrea Broggini, Chair, Kieger AG

Mike Clasper, Chair SSP Group

Paul Drechsler CBE, Chair, International Chamber of Commerce UK

Barbara Kux, Board Member, Henkel AG

Dame Mary Marsh, Director, London Symphony Orchestra

Professor Alexander Rinnooy Kan, Chair University of Amsterdam

Simon Rowlands, Founding Partner, Africa Platform Capital

Margot Scheltema, Vice Chair, De Nederlandsche Bank

Phil Smith CET, Chair IQE plc

Elisabeth Stheeman, Chair, Edinburgh Investment Trust plc

Tom de Swaan, Chair of the Supervisory Board, ABN AMRO Bank NV

Professor Dr Franco Taisch, Chair, Swiss Rock Asset Management AG

Anne Thorstvedt Sjoberg, Board Member, Clas Ohlson AB & Viva Wine Group

David Tyler, Chair, PZ Cussons plc

Jeroen van der Veer, Chair, Royal Boskalis Westminster NV

Jasmine Whitbread, Chair, Travis Perkins plc


“It has never been more important for all of us to keep making connections, albeit digitally. The Professional Boards Forum and its network is a wonderful way of helping do just that, and so supporting talented women to achieve their goals”

Robert Swannell, Chairman, UK Government Investments


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