How to build a non-executive career: 

Breakfast panel, Thursday 11 January 2024

On Thursday 11 January, we will be hosting a breakfast panel event to discuss how corporate affairs and investor relations leaders can build a non-executive career.

In association with Powerscourt and supported by the FT Board Director Programme, we will be leading a discussion on this growing career path joined by a panel of NEDs who have successfully made the move from a corporate affairs or IR background.  Each will share their experience and advice on the skills required to ensure a successful transition.

Our panellists include:

Sue Clark, Senior independent director, easyJet plc & Imperial Brands plc, non-executive director, Britvic plc & Mondi plc

Rebecca Shelley, Non-executive director, Hilton Food Group plc, Sabre Insurance, Liontrust Asset Management plc & Conduit Re

David Shriver, Former non-executive director, zooplus AG

Rachel Kentleton, Non-executive director & audit chair, Travelodge Hotels & Trustpilot & former NED, Persimmon plc

The event is kindly hosted by and will take place at LSEG.

The session is by invitation only – if you are a senior in-house communications or IR leader and would like to attend, please contact us:

To learn more about this non-executive career path, download our report HERE.