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The Benefits and Pitfalls of a Non-executive career
Peter Snowdon, Associate Director at Bvalco will be in conversation with Maggie Carver CBE, Chairman of the Racecourse Association and Deputy Chair of Ofcom, on ‘the benefits and pitfalls of a non-executive career’ with particular reference to women.

Maggie is Interim Chair of Ofcom, Chair of the Racecourse Association and of the Licoricia of Winchester Appeal. She is also on the board of the British Horseracing Authority. Until its sale in December 2017, she owned and ran with her husband, a retail and online business specialising in the sale of goods for the elderly and disabled.

Maggie’s working life began in investment banking followed by a number of roles in the media industry. She was involved in the setting up of ITV franchise, Meridian Broadcasting, and was Chief Executive of Channel 4 Racing producer and outside broadcaster, ThreeonFour. Additionally, over the last 30 years she has gained extensive experience as a non-executive director on the boards of nineteen companies, public, private and not-for-profit. These include Chairing news and programme provider ITN, the British Board of Film Classification and multiplex operator SDN, as well as the boards of Channel 5 Television, RDF Media plc, Satellite Information Services, the Eden Project and British Waterways.

Sep 22, 2021 12:30 PM in London

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Maggie Carver CBE
Interim Chair of Ofcom, Chair of the Racecourse Association and of the Licoricia of Winchester Appeal.
Peter Snowdon
Associate Director @Bvalco Ltd.
Peter Snowdon is a legal and corporate governance expert, with a particular interest in issues affecting financial services firms, banks and investment firms. A former partner at Norton Rose LLP, he has also worked for the Financial Services Authority (FSA).
Alison Gill
CEO @Bvalco
Alison Gill is a founding director and CEO of Bvalco. She designs and delivers external board reviews, with a particular emphasis on the human behaviour and dynamics elements that can contribute to, or undermine, board effectiveness.