Distinguished Speaker Series Helena Morrissey CBE The 30% Club journey – so far! Wednesday 18 February 2015, 5.30pm The school is delighted to welcome Helena Morrissey, the CEO of Newton and founder of the 30% club to speak about the 30% Club journey so far. In 2010, Helena founded the 30% Club, a cross-business initiative aimed at achieving 30% women on UK corporate boards by 2015 through voluntary, business-led change. This has now become an international approach, with 30% Clubs in the US, Hong Kong, Ireland and Southern Africa. She also chairs Opportunity Now, Business in the Community’s gender diversity campaign.The 30% Club as a prime example of successful change management – a blueprint for other countries. Helena joined Newton in 1994 as a fixed income fund manager and was appointed CEO in 2001. Newton manages more than £50bn for pension funds, charities and through funds available to individual investors. In June 2014 Helena was appointed Chair of the Investment Management Association, the UK’s industry trade body whose members manage £5trn. In both 2013 and 2014, Helena was voted one of the 50 Most Influential People in Finance by Bloomberg Markets Magazine. She is a Fellow of the Society of Investment Professionals, a Fellow of the London Business School and was appointed CBE in the 2012 New Year’s Honours list. Please arrive at the Main School Foyer from 5.00pm for a prompt 5.30pm start. For details, link here: https://distinguishedmorrissey.eventbrite.com

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