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A vastly experienced director/advisor with financial prowess, global commercial expertise and an outstanding record organising executive leaders as well as providing perspective, support and strategic direction at board level; driving change, monitoring performance and delivering exceptional results in line with company missions, values and goals.

NON-EXECUTIVE, ADVISORY, BOARD

experience

CAREER & ACHIEVEMENTS TO DATE

SSP Group Plc (FTSE 250 multinational foodservice company in 35 countries) (2021) Board of Directors, Independent Non-Executive.  Audit Committee and Nomination Committee. 

ISS A/S (ISS.CO, ISS DC, ISS DY) (2021) Board of Directors, Independent Non-Executive. Chair of Remuneration Committee, Member of Nomination Committee.

CWT (formerly Carlson Wagonlit Travel), UK/EMEA (2016-present), Singapore /APAC (2011-16) & USA (2006-11) | Navigant International (acquired by CWT), USA (2000-06) | Arrington Travel Center (acquired by Navigant International), USA (1989-99)

 

McChrystal Group (2021-present) Strategic Advisor, European Office ​

 

LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE LHO) (2003-11) Board of Directors, Independent Non-Executive. Compensation, Nominating and Governance Committees. 

SKILLS & KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Vast global board-level experience

  • Business, finance, P&L, budget, risk & M&A prowess

  • Operations, IT, governance and compliance expertise

  • Confidence to challenge the status quo

  • Articulate communicator and relations builder

  • Influential leader and trusted top-level advisor

  • Analytical and solutions-focused strategic visionary

  • Incisive problem-solver, judge and decision-maker

  • Able to see the bigger picture & align corporate priorities

  • Consummate professional with integrity and values

QUALIFICATIONS, AFFILIATIONS, AWARDS & PERSONAL DETAILS

  • Named one of GBTA WINiT's Top 50 Women in Travel in 2022
  • The 350 Club, an exclusive online community for FTSE 350 board members and FTSE 100 executive committee members

  • International Women's Forum

  • Extraordinary Women on Boards

  • Professional Boards Forum

  • Many CWT group boards globally as well as JTB Business Travel Solutions & ex-chair of China Travel Management Services 

  • Carlson award for role models demonstrating outstanding performance & CEO award for exceptional vision & direction

  • Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Scarlet & Gold Advisory Board | Executives’ Club of Chicago | Economic Club of Chicago

  • BA (Hons) in Music, Northwestern University (1983-87)

  • Interests include the arts, family & travel

  • Resources available upon request

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