Studied at the University of Oxford and Princeton University. 2006, moved to the Netherlands; speechwriter for a number of Dutch multinational companies; 2010, joined AkzoNobel; Head of Public Affairs, responsible for the profile of the AkzoNobel brand and its broader reputation. Current: Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at LeasePlan, responsible for all LeasePlan communications and partnerships. Board Member, John Moran Educational Trust, a UK-based education charity. Interests: circular economy, urban regeneration and youth education.