MENTORS

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John Allan

John Allan

John Allan is Chairman of Tesco plc, Barratt Developments plc and London First. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Worldpay Group plc, where he was formerly Chairman.

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Thomas Thune Andersen

Thomas Thune Andersen

Thomas Thune Andersen is Chairman of Lloyd's Register Group, UK, as well as DONG Energy A/S, Denmark. He is also a Non-Executive Director of BW Offshore Ltd, Senior Independent Director of Petrofac plc and Vice Chairman of VKR Holdings A/S.

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Dr Göran Ando

Dr GÖran Ando

Göran Ando, MD is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Novo Nordisk A/S and Symphogen A/S and has extensive board experience from the US and Asia.

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Vindi Banga

Vindi Banga

Vindi Banga is a partner in the private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R), based in London, and the Chairman of Kalle GmbH, a German global manufacturing company. He is a Director of U.S. based personal care firm, High Ridge Brands as well as being Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on the Boards of Marks & Spencer plc and GlaxoSmithKline plc.

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Daniel Bernard

Daniel Bernard

Daniel Bernard is a Non-Executive Director on the Board of CapGemini and recently stepped down as Chairman of Kingfisher. He was previously the CEO and Chairman of Carrefour and is President of the HEC Foundation, the leading French business School.

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Sir Winfried Bischoff

Sir Winfried Bischoff

Sir Win Bischoff is Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council and of JP Morgan Securities plc. Until April 2014 he was Chairman of Lloyds Banking Group plc. He is a Non-Executive Director of S&P Global Inc.

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Sir Peter Bonfield

Sir Peter Bonfield

Sir Peter Bonfield has over 50 years experience in the international technology business. He is Chairman of NXP, the world’s fifth largest semiconductor company based in Holland and also Chairman of software group, GobalLogic, based in Silicon Valley. He is a Director and Chair of Audit at TSMC in Taiwan and Mentor Graphics in the US.  Prior positions include CEO of BT Group, Chaiman & CEO of ICL plc and Deputy CEO of STC plc. He has served on the boards of 12 international technology companies including Sony Corp, Japan and Ericsson, Sweden. He is an elected Fellow of The Royal Academy of Engineering and Chairman of Council, Loughborough University. He is a member of The Longreach Group Advisory Board, Senior Advisor to G3 Good Governance Group, Senior Advisor to Alix Partners and on the UK and USA Boards of the EastWest Institute.

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Gunnar Brock

Gunnar Brock

Gunnar Brock is Chairman of Mölnlycke Health Care AB and Stora Enso Oyj. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Syngenta AG, Stena AB, Patricia AB, Investor AB and Stockholm School of Economics. Previously he was a board member of Lego AS and Total SA and CEO of Alfa Laval AB, Tetrapak and Atlas Copco AB.

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Donald Brydon

DONALD BRYDON CBE

Donald Brydon is currently Chairman of London Stock Exchange Group and of Sage Group plc. He has been Chairman of Royal Mail, Smiths Group, the London Metal Exchange, Amersham, Taylor Nelson Sofres and a Director of Allied Domecq and Scottish Power.

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Alison Carnwath

Dame Alison Carnwath

Dame Alison Carnwath is Chairman of Land Securities and a Non-Executive Director of Zurich Insurance Group, Paccar Inc. (US truck manufacturer) and BASF SE. She is a Senior Advisor to Evercore Partners and has been a Non-Executive Director of Barclays.

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Sir Roger Carr

Sir Roger Carr

Sir Roger Carr is Chairman of BAE Systems, Vice Chair of the BBC Trust and a Senior Advisor to Kohlberg Kravis and Roberts. From 2007 to 2014 he was Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director on the Court of the Bank of England. He has been Chairman of Centrica and Cadbury and President of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

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Victor Chu

Victor Chu

Victor Chu is the Chairman of First Eastern Investment Group, a leading Hong Kong-based international investment firm, a former Non-Executive Director on the board of Zurich Insurance Group AG and a former Foundation Board Member of the World Economic Forum where he currently co-chairs its International Business Council.

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Dr. Bertrand Collomb

Dr Bertrand Collomb

Dr Bertrand Collomb is Honorary Chairman of Lafarge and a Director of LafargeHolcim, the world leader of cement and concrete. He is a member of the Institut de France (Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques).

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Dr. Pascal Colombani

Dr Pascal Colombani

Dr Pascal Colombani is Honorary Chairman of the board of directors of Valeo and a member of the boards of directors of TechnipFMC, NHV, and Siaci-Saint Honoré. He is also a Senior Advisor with A.T. Kearney and a member of the EMEA Advisory Board of JPMorgan Chase.

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Vivienne Cox

Vivienne Cox CBE

Vivienne Cox is Chairman of Vallourec SA, Senior Independent Director with Pearson plc, chairing their Nominations and Governance Committee, and Non-Executive Director of GSK. Previously she was Non-Executive Director on the Boards of BG Group plc, Rio Tinto and of Eurotunnel plc/SA.

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Hans Dalborg

HANS Dalborg

Hans Dalborg, a PhD from Stockholm School of Economics, is Honorary Chairman of Nordea Bank AB and board member of Swedish House of Finance (SHOF).  He is Chairman of Izettle AB and board member of AxFast AB and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Jan du Plessis

Jan du Plessis

Jan du Plessis is Chairman of Rio Tinto. Jan becomes a Non-Executive Director and Chairman-elect of BT Group plc in June 2017. Previously, Non-Executive Director and Chairman of SABMiller plc from September 2014 and July 2015 respectively, until October 2016. He has been a Non-Executive Director of Marks and Spencer and Lloyds Banking Group, Chairman of British American Tobacco, CFO and board member of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA.

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Dr. Oscar Fanjul

Dr Oscar Fanjul

Dr Oscar Fanjul was the Chairman, Founder and CEO of Repsol. Dr Fanjul is a Non-Executive Director of Marsh & McLennan companies, Ferrovial and LafargeHolcim.

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Niall FitzGerald KBE

Niall FitzGerald KBE

Niall FitzGerald is currently Chairman of the Board of Brand Learning Partners Ltd and a Senior Advisor to Allen & Co. He has served as Chairman and CEO of Unilever, Chairman of Reuters and Deputy Chairman of Thomson Reuters. He has previously been a Non-Executive Director of Merck, L.M. Ericsson, the Bank of Ireland and Prudential Corp.

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Douglas Flint

Douglas Flint

Douglas Flint has been Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings plc since 2010. For fifteen years prior to this he was HSBC’s Group Finance Director, joining from KPMG where he was a partner.  Between 2005 and 2011 he was a Non-Executive Director of BP.  Mr Flint is a member of both the Mayor of Beijing’s and the Mayor of Shanghai’s International Business Leaders’ Advisory Councils. He is also Chairman of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Just Finance Foundation and a Trustee of the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. 

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Dr.Chris Gibson-Smith

Dr Chris Gibson-Smith

Dr Chris Gibson-Smith is Chairman of JRP Group plc and Vice Chairman of UBS Investment Bank. In August 2015 he stepped down as Chairman of the London Stock Exchange. He has been Chairman of The British Land Company, a Governor of the London Business School and a Non-Executive Director of Lloyds Banking Group.

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Val Gooding

VAL GOODING

Val Gooding is a Non-Executive Director of TUI AG and Vodafone Group plc.  She was formerly Chairman of Premier Farnell plc and a Non-Executive Director of Standard Chartered Bank, the Home Office, the BBC, J. Sainsbury plc, Compass Group plc and BAA plc and the Lawn Tennis Association.

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Sir Philip Hampton

Sir Philip Hampton

Since May 2015 Sir Philip is Chairman of GlaxoSmithKline, when he stepped down as Chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland. He is also a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Anglo American and has been Chairman of J. Sainsbury and Group Finance Director for British Steel and British Gas, Finance Director for Lloyds TSB and was the first Chairman of UK Financial Investments Ltd.

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Baroness Hogg

Baroness Hogg

Baroness Hogg is Chairman of the Audit Committee at the John Lewis Partnership. She is lead Independent Director of HM Treasury and a member of the Takeover Panel. She has been Chairman of 3iGroup and the Financial Reporting Council and a Non-Executive Director of BG Group, Frontier Economics Ltd., GKN and Carnival Corp/plc.

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Dr Franz B.Humer

Dr Franz B Humer

Dr Franz Humer has been Chairman and CEO of Roche Holding Ltd (until March 2014) and Chairman of Diageo plc (until December 2016). He is Independent Director of Citigroup Inc., Chugai Pharmaceuticals, Kite Pharma Inc., member of the International Advisory Board of Allianz SE and sits on various Advisory Boards. Dr Humer was Chairman of INSEAD until January 2015.

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Walter Kielholz

Walter Kielholz

Walter Kielholz is Chairman of Swiss Re Group, where he formerly served as CEO. He was the Chairman of Credit Suisse Group from 2003 to 2009 and has been Chairman of the European Financial Services Round Table from 2011 to 2015.

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Susan S. Kilsby

SUSAN S. KILSBY

Susan S. Kilsby is Chairman of Shire plc. She is also a Non-Executive Director of Goldman Sachs International, Fortune Brands Home and Security, and BBA Aviation. She has been on the boards of Coca-Cola HBC AG, Keurig Green Mountain and L'Occitane SA.

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Dr. André Lévy-Lang

Dr AndrÉ LÉvy-Lang

Dr André Lévy-Lang has been CEO of Paribas. He is Chairman of 'Les Echos' and Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Rothschild &Co. He has held Directorships on the boards of Péchiney, Elf Aquitaine, Finaxa, Schlumberger, SCOR and Assurances Générales de France (AGF).

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Birger Magnus

Birger Magnus

Birger Magnus is the Chairman of Hafslund ASA (utilities) and the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. He has been the Chairman of Storebrand ASA (until April 2017) and of Statoil Fuel & Retail ASA as well as a Board member and Vice-Chair of Aschehoug (publishing).

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Sir Tom McKillop

Sir Tom McKillop

Sir Tom McKillop is Chairman of Evolva Holding SA and a member of the boards of Almirall SA and Alere Inc. Previously he was CEO of AstraZeneca, Chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland, Independent Non-Executive Director of BP and Senior Non-Executive Director of Lloyds TSB Group.

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Gérard Mestrallet

GÉrard Mestrallet

Gérard Mestrallet is Chairman of the Board of Directors of ENGIE and of Suez, after having been the CEO and Chairman for 21 years. He is also a Non-Executive Director on the Boards of Société Générale SA and Siemens AG and has been on the Boards of St-Gobain and Axa.

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Glen Moreno

Glen Moreno

Glen Moreno is Chairman of Virgin Money plc and is a Director of Fidelity International. From 2005 to 2015 he was Chairman of Pearson. He has been Senior Independent Director and Deputy Chairman of Lloyds Bank, a Senior Independent Director of Man Group, Acting Chairman of UK Financial Investments Ltd and Deputy Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council.

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Harald Norvik

Harald Norvik

Harald Norvik is former President and CEO of Norwegian oil company Statoil and a former Chairman of Telenor and DNB bank. He is an Independent Consultant, has been Chairman of Aschehoug, a member of the board of directors of ConocoPhillips Inc. and member of the board of Petroleum Geo-Services and Umoe Group.

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Jorma Ollila

Jorma Ollila

Jorma Ollila is Chairman of Outokumpu and Non-Executive Director of Tetra Laval. Previously he was Chairman of Royal Dutch Shell (2006-2015) and of Nokia (1990-2012), having served as their CEO for 14 years. He has also been Non-Executive Director on the board of Ford Motor Company, UPM-Kymmene and Chairman of the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT).

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Dick Olver

Sir Richard Olver

Sir Richard was Chairman of BAE Systems for 10 years. He is currently a Director of a US private Shale business and Chairman of a private European Gas Exploration Company and has been Senior Independent Director and Chair of Audit Committee of Reuters and Thomson Reuters and Deputy Group Chief Executive of BP. He is a past member of the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group and currently a UK Business Ambassador.

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Sir John Parker

Sir John Parker

Sir John Parker is Chairman of Anglo American and of the Water and Energy Recovery Group, Pennon plc. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Carnival Corporation and Airbus Group. He has been Chairman of National Grid, a Senior Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Bank of England and Chairman of Mondi. He has been a member of the Prime Minister's Business Council.

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Sir John Peace

Sir John Peace

Sir John Peace is Chairman of Standard Chartered and Burberry Group. He has been Group Chief Executive of GUS and Chairman of Experian.

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Sir Michael Rake

Sir Michael Rake FCA, FCGI

Sir Michael Rake is Chairman of BT Group and of Worldpay Group plc. He is also a Director of S&P Global and Chairman of Majid AL Futtaim Holdings LLC. He was Independent Director of Barclays until recently and was, until 2015, President of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) as well as being a member of the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group until end 2015.

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Denis Ranque

Denis Ranque

Denis Ranque is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Airbus SE since March 2013 (formerly EADS). He is also President of the French Corporate Governance Committee (AFEP/MEDEF).

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Lord Simon of Highbury CBE

Lord Simon of Highbury CBE

Lord Simon of Highbury CBE is an Advisory Board Member of Dana Gas, Montrose Associates and MWM. He has been Deputy Chairman of Unilever and CEO & Chairman of BP and was a Non-Executive Director at Engie until May 2016. Lord Simon was also Minister of State in H.M. Treasury and the Department of Trade and Industry as Minister for Trade and Competitiveness in Europe.

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Peter Sutherland

Peter Sutherland SC, KCMG

Peter Sutherland stepped down as Chairman of Goldman Sachs International in July 2015. He is the UN Special Representative of the Secretary General for International Migration. He also serves on the boards of Allianz, Koc Holding AS and BW Group and is a member of the Advisory Board of Eli Lilly. He was previously European Commissioner, Director General of the World Trade Organisation and Chairman of BP.

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Sir Richard Sykes

Sir Richard Sykes

Sir Richard Sykes is Chairman of the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, the Royal Institution of Great Britain, of the UK Stem Cell Foundation and of PDS Biotechnology Corp. He was Vice-Chairman of Lonza Group and Senior Non-Executive Director of Eurasian National Resources Corp. He was previously Chairman and CEO of GlaxoSmithKline.

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Michael Treschow

Michael Treschow

Michael Treschow is currently Chairman of the Research Institute of Industrial Economics and, until April 2016, he was Chairman of the Board of Unilever. He previously held Non-Executive roles with Investor, Atlas Copco, SKF, of Dometic Holding AB and Parker-Hannifin Corp and was a member of the Supervisory Board of ABB Ltd until April 2015. He has been Chairman of L.M. Ericsson and of Electrolux.

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David Tyler

David Tyler

David Tyler is Chairman of Sainsbury’s, Hammerson and Domestic & General. Previously he chaired Logica and 3i Quoted Private Equity plc.

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Philippe Varin

Philippe Varin

Philippe Varin is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Areva and a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Saint Gobain. He was previously the CEO of PSA Peugeot Citroën and has served on the Boards of Corus,Tata Steel and Electricité de France (EDF). He is Chairman of Le Cercle de l’Industrie.

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Jeroen van der Veer

Jeroen van der Veer

Jeroen van der Veer is Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of ING and Koninklijke Philips NV and a member of the Supervisory Board of Het Concertgebouw N.V. He is the former CEO of Royal Dutch Shell. Mr van der Veer is a member of the Supervisory Board of Boskalis Westminster Groep since May 2015 and joined Statoil in Norway since March 2016 as member of the Supervisory Board.

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Peter Voser

Peter Voser

Peter Voser became Chairman of ABB in May 2015. He is also an Independent Director of IBM Inc., Temasek Holdings Ltd and Roche Holding AG, having been CFO and subsequently CEO of Royal Dutch Shell.

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Karel Vuursteen

Karel Vuursteen

Karel Vuursteen has been CEO of Heineken, Chairman of AkzoNobel, TomTom, Ahold, Randstad Group and Petroplus International. He has been on the Supervisory Boards of Heineken Holding, Henkel, ING Group, Gucci and Electrolux.

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Hans Wijers

Hans Wijers

Hans Wijers is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Heineken N.V. and of Concertgebouw in the Netherlands. He is Deputy Chairman of the Board of Royal Dutch Shell, a Non-Executive Director of GlaxoSmithKline and was until recently Chairman of the Supervisory Board of AFC Ajax N.V.

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