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Boards and Councils

Saïd Business School’s various boards and councils aim to create a network of senior business people with the purpose of providing independent advice and guidance to the School as it continues to grow and develop.

The three main boards and council for the School are the School Board, the Global Leadership Council and the International Advisory Board.

These lists exclude ex-officio members from the School and University. 

School Board

  • Chair: Sir Howard Stringer
  • Dame Helen Alexander (UBM)
  • Dominic Barton (McKinsey)
  • Sam Laidlaw (Neptune Oil and Gas)
  • Rachael Wagner (Atairos)
  • Catherine Roe (CMR Consulting)
  • Wafic Saïd (Saïd Holdings)

Global Leadership Council

  • Chair: Sam Laidlaw, Chairman, Neptune Oil and Gas; former CEO, Centrica
  • Bill Ackman, CEO, Pershing Square Capital
  • Angela Ahrendts, Senior Vice President of Retail, Apple; former CEO Burberry
  • Helen Alexander, Chairman, UBM plc
  • Mohamed Amersi, CEO, Emergent Telecom Ventures
  • Alvaro Rodriguez Arregui, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Ignia Partners
  • Vindi Banga, Partner Clayton, Dubilier & Rice; former Chairman Hindustan Unilever Ltd
  • Dominic Barton, Global Managing Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Wendy Becker, Non-Executive Director, NHS England; former Chief Executive, Jack Wills
  • Vivienne Cox, Chairman Supervisory Board, Vallourec; former Executive Vice President of BP Gas, Power and Renewables business
  • Sergio Ermotti, Group Chief Executive Officer, UBS
  • Moya Greene, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Mail
  • Jamal bin Huwaireb, Cultural Advisor to the Government of Dubai and Managing Director, Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation
  • Tina Ju, Founding and Managing Partner, KPCB China and TDF Capital
  • Robert Kapito, President, BlackRock
  • Margarita Louis-Dreyfus, Chairperson of the Supervisory Board of Louis Dreyfus Holdings
  • Scott Malkin, Founder and Chairman, Value Retail
  • John Manzoni, Permanent Secretary for the Cabinet Office and Chief Executive, Civil Service
  • Jacqueline Novogratz, Founder and CEO, Acumen
  • Louise Richardson, Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford
  • Catherine Roe, Director, CRM Consulting and former Director, Said Foundation
  • Wafic Saïd, Said Holdings
  • Geoff Skingsley, Chairman, L’Oréal UK & Ireland
  • Howard Stringer, Non-Executive Chairman, Atrium TV; former Chairman and CEO, Sony Corporation
  • Ning Tang, Founder and CEO, CreditEase
  • Shriti Vadera, Chair, Santander UK
  • Michael Warren, Managing Principal and CEO, Albright Stonebridge Group
  • Miles Young, Warden, New College, University of Oxford; former Chairman and CEO, Ogilvy and Mather
  • Khaled Said, Managing Partner, Capital Generation Partners LLP
 

International Advisory Board

  • Chair: Hugh Crisp (Saïd Business School)
  • Jayne Antrobus (SABMiller Plc)
  • Ben Baker (Lloyd’s Market Association)
  • Werner Boekels (The Linde Group)
  • Diana Breeze (Land Securities Group PLC)
  • Julia Clarke (Clifford Chance LLP)
  • Mary  Crego (State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company)
  • John Duncan (Royal Mail Group)
  • Justin Dunn (BG Group plc)
  • Yingxin Gao (Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited)
  • Alexander  Hiller (UBS)
  • Luis Juste (Santander Universities Global Division)
  • Sam King (Standard Chartered Bank)
  • Andrea Kurz (BMW Group)

 

  • Emily  Lawson (Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC)
  • Satish Pradhan (Tata Sons Limited)
  • Kim Pringle (Al-Sahhaf) (King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KA CARE))
  • Jörg Schwitalla (Tognum AG)
  • Rory Simpson (Telefónica Group)
  • Geoff Skingsley (L'Oréal)
  • Jim Sloane (Deloitte MCS Limited)
  • Rita Vanhauwenhuyse (BP Plc)
  • Bridgette Weitzel (BAE Systems)
  • Tracee  White (DP World Head Office)
  • Matthias Wittenburg (HSH Nordbank AG)
  • Martin Worseley (BNY Mellon)
  • Andrew Wright (Ernst & Young LLP)
  • Graham Wright (Institute of Human Development)

 

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