My career has evolved over 3 phases: initially, I was involved in a strategic marketing start-up company focussed on helping organisations leverage the European single market. The second phase involved 26 years at Accenture where my roles included Global Head of Strategy and since 2015 my third phase has included a number of non-executive roles in business, sports and the charity sectors, with a focus on strategy, technology, and people.
I supported my son in 2019 with weather and wind guidance by satellite phone as he rowed the Atlantic in a two-man boat.
Why did you decide to become a trustee for Premier and why is this important to you?
I have chaired Premier’s Digital Advisory Board and been excited by the transformational opportunities which lie ahead for Premier to expand the reach and scope of its work through the facilities afforded by the new building project.
Why is this important to you?
We need Christian leaders and people relevant for the 21st Century; Premier provides a distinctive platform with an impressive range of Christian materials and people to reach a broad cross-section of society.
What would you want with you if stranded on a desert Island?
A mobile phone with a solar charger to stay connected.
If you could invite anyone (past/present) to be at your dinner party, who would you choose and why?
I would go for wisdom, and insight from a cross-section of societies and ages: Solomon, JS Bach ,Leonardo da Vinci, Nelson Mandela, and George Washington.
They who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles .. a constant reminder in a fast changing world not to do things in one’s own strength but to rely on the might and majesty of God : Father, Son and Holy SpiritIsaiah 40 Verse 31