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A fireside chat with Sir Philip Hampton and Denise Wilson OBE



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Speakers: Sir Philip Hampton (Chair, Hampton-Alexander Review), Denise Wilson OBE (Chief Executive, Hampton-Alexander Review)

Cass Global Women's Leadership Programme is delighted to welcome Sir Philip Hampton, Chair, Hampton-Alexander Review and Denise Wilson OBE, Chief Executive, Hampton-Alexander Review for a fireside chat discussion on gender diversity on boards.

Sir Philip Hampton is the former Chair of GlaxoSmithKline. His previous positions include Chair of RBS and Sainsbury’s and Group Finance Director at Lloyd’s Banking Group, BT and BG. He also led the Hampton Report into regulatory inspection and enforcement in 2005. He has extensive FTSE experience and has shown clear commitment to increasing women’s representation in his own organisations and championing greater cause with others.

Denise Wilson OBE is Chief Executive of the Government sponsored Hampton-Alexander Review, formerly the Davies Review for Women on Boards, which leads the national, business-focused task force and voluntary framework for increasing the number of women on FTSE 350 Boards and in leadership positions.

She has recently stepped down from the Board of Ecclesiastical Insurance Group where she served for eight years, chaired the Remuneration Committee and sat on the Audit Committee. She also chaired the Royal Academy of Arts Friends Board for many years and has served on several corporate and charitable boards.

Denise also sits on the Board of the University of Hull, is a mentor to business leaders in the corporate and charitable sectors, an influential speaker and advocate for the advancement of diversity in business.

Denise was awarded an OBE in the 2016 New Year’s Honours list for services to women and equality and an honorary Doctorate of Letters from the University of Hull in 2018.

About Cass Global Women's Leadership Programme

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When and where

6.30pm - 8.00pmWednesday 26th February 2020

Cass Business School 106 Bunhill Row London EC1Y 8TZ United Kingdom

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