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King's Business School Advisory Council

King’s Business School benefits from the advice and guidance of our Advisory Council. The Advisory Council is comprised of experienced external stakeholders from the business, education and public sectors. Our student community is also represented.

The Advisory Council provides advice on our future strategy and plays a vital role in developing King’s Business School’s connectivity to practitioners, businesses and future partners. The Council meets twice a year. The current members are:

Mark Versey, CEO, Aviva Investors, and King's Business School Advisory Council Chair

Elaine Arden, Chief Human Resources Officer, HSBC

Ijeoma Chuku, Business Management BSc student

Dave Franklin, Director of Professional Services, Google UK

Luka Gebel, PhD Student in Strategy, International Management and Entrepreneurship

Susan Gilchrist, Chair, Global Clients, Brunswick Group

Dr Aron Harilela, CEO & Chairman, Harilela Hotels

Louise Herring, Partner, McKinsey & Company

Laura Hinton, Partner, PwC

Asad Jumabhoy, CEO, The Scotts Group

Rita Kakati Shah, CEO, Uma

Michael Taylor, Principal, MT Healthcare Consulting

Lamé Verre, Head of Strategic Innovation & Sustainability, SSE plc

Malcom Ace, Chief Financial Officer, King’s College London

Professor Stephen Bach, Executive Dean, King’s Business School

Professor Giana M Eckhardt, Vice Dean, Engagement & Executive Education

Suzanne Marcuzzi, Director of Operations

To get in contact with the King's Business School Advisory Council, please contact Dan Maggs, Director of Partnerships and External Engagement (and secretary of the Advisory Council) at