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Business School appoints corporate governance expert as the newest International Advisory Board member

Charlotte Valeur, Chair of The Institute of Directors (UK) and Founder and Chair of Board Apprentice Global, joins the Business School’s International Advisory Board (IAB).

Newcastle University Business School looks forward to working closely with Charlotte, a corporate governance specialist, FTSE-250 chair and founder of Board Apprentice Global; a non-profit organisation dedicated to increasing diversity on boards globally. Charlotte builds partnerships with boards, governments, academia, third sector organisations and businesses in many different countries.

Having attended the Institute of Directors North East Business Leaders' Dinner, Charlotte visited the Business School in April to meet with colleagues in order to discuss the MBA programme and new programmes with the Leadership Development and Organisation Futures team.

Charlotte Valeur and members of the Business School

From left to right: Dr Lesley Pender, Professor Sharon Mavin, Charlotte Valeur, Dr Joanne James, and Dr Nicola Patterson.

She has an extensive portfolio career with a number of Non-Executive Directorships and Chair roles,as well as being a regular international public speaker in corporate governance, leadership and equality/diversity. Through her company Global Governance Group, Claire delivers training globally in governance best practice and advising boards.

Charlotte’s board roles in listed organisations have taken in:

  • Chair of FTSE250 Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate Plc
  • NED of FTSE250 3i Infrastructure Plc
  • Chair of Blackstone/GSO Loan Financing Ltd
  • Chair of DW Catalyst Fund Ltd
  • NED of NTR Plc
  • NED of Renewable Energy Generation Ltd
  • NED of JPMorgan Convertibles Income Fund Ltd.

Charlotte’s unlisted experience includes being a Non-Executive Director of the international engineering firm Laing O’Rourke.

Professor Sharon Mavin and Charlotte Valeur
Professor Sharon Mavin and newest member of the International Advisory Board, Charlotte Valeur

published on: 26 April 2019