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WACL NED Talk - Members Only - What did 2020 teach us in the boardroom with Francesca Ecsery and Peter Tracey - 19 January 2021

January 19 – 12:30 pm , Video Conference

The pandemic has changed every aspect of of our lives and at a stroke sent boards all across the country into unchartered water.  For our first NED Talk of 2020 join our very own Francesca Ecsery and Peter Tracey as they reflect on how they navigated the unprecedented challenges that were thrown at them, the learnings that they took from this year and how the experience will change boardrooms everywhere in the future

This event will be held over video conference on Tuesday the 19th of January 2021 at 12:30 . This is WACL members-only event so please let me know on Francesca@Ecsery.com  if you would us like to save you a spot and send you the link. We look forward to see you.....

Speaker Biographies

Peter Tracey

Peter has a career of over 25 years spanning Capital Markets.  Prior to founding Blackdown Partners, an independent corporate advisory boutique in 2019, Peter was Head of Investment Banking for Liberum Capital, and prior to that spent the majority of his career at Merrill Lynch working in Senior Leadership positions both in Investment Banking in London and in Equities in London, Frankfurt and New York.

Francesca Ecsery

A WACL member since 1986, Francesca is a portfolio NED since 2011 and currently sits on 4 boards. She serves as the consumer and digital NED on the boards of Air France, F&C Investment Trust,  Marshall Motors, and the AIC. She also works as a mentor and her clients are predominately senior leaders facing a career junction, women who want to be NED’s but also start ups in the consumer tech arena. Before going plural Francesca worked as Strategy Consultant with McKinsey in the '80s; as Marketeer for Walkers Crisps, Thomas Cook, Radio Rentals and Going Places during the '90's; as Group MD /GM for Private and Private Equity owned companies in the digital Travel sector with brands like IfYouTravel.com,  STA Travel and Cheapflights Media in the '00s.