The Boardroom - Meet the speakers 2021

The Boardroom masterclasses are delivered by leading Sheffield alumni from a variety of backgrounds and based all around the world

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Jo Richardson

Head of Marketing, Brands and Communications at Shepherd Neame

(BA Modern Languages with Interpreting 2004)

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Guilherme Guimarães

Innovation at GRUPO SBF

(MSc Sport and Recreation Management 2008)

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Richard Leafe

Chief Executive of the Lake District National Park

(BSc Geography 1987, MPhil Geography 1990, Hon LittD 2016)

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Julia Makin

Climate Action Stakeholder Engagement Lead at the City of London Corporation

(BA History 2005)

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Ben McCarthy

Head of Nature Conservation & Restoration Ecology at the National Trust

(Friend of the University)

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Rob Pulford

Partner at Goldman Sachs

(BA Business Studies 1994)

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Toye Akindele

Head of Treasury Sales at Union Bank of Nigeria

(MBA Management 2007)

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Charlotte Jones

Group CFO at RSA Insurance

(BA Accounting, Financial Management and Economics 1989)

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Wayne Garvie

President at Sony Pictures Television

(PhD Economic and Social History 1989, Hon LittD 2019)

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Michelle Marks

Head of Creative Strategy, EMEA at Facebook

(BA English Literature 1995)

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Dr Kavita Karnik

Global Head, Nutrition and Regulatory Affairs at Tate & Lyle

(MMedSci Human Nutrition 2001, PhD 2004)

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Dr Vanessa Lawrence

Director of Location International Ltd

(BA Geography 1984, Hon DSc 2001)

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Folakemi Sebiotimo

Assistant VP at Deutsche Bank

(MSc Information Systems Management 2008)

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Poppy Gustafsson

CEO at Darktrace

(BSc Mathematics 2003)

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Peter Molyneux

Chair at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

(BA Politics 1982)

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Tolu Osinubi

Senior Manager at Deloitte

(LLB Law 2012, PG Dip Legal Practice 2013)

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Chris Whitaker

Senior Disability Manager at Sport England

(PhD Law 2012)

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Alison Kitchen

National Chairman at KPMG Australia

(BA Business 1983)

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James Taylor

Partner at Deloitte

(BA Geography 1994, PhD Geography 1998)

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Joanna Santinon

Partner at Ernst & Young

(LLB Law 1986)

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Sue Lewis

Head of Volunteer Operations at the British Red Cross

(LLB Law 2008)

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Lucy Nickson

CEO of Day One

(PG Dip Management & Leadership 2011, Hon MD 2018)