Paul Raleigh is an independent business advisor and consultant who holds a number of Independent Non-Executive directorships including Non-Executive Chair of Aviva Life and Pensions Ireland DAC. During a long career at Grant Thornton, Raleigh rose to Managing Partner in Ireland from 2003 to 2011 before joining Grant Thornton International in London in 2012 as the Global Leader for Strategic Growth and Advisory Services. He has worked with the Said Business School at the University of Oxford to develop a leadership program for Grant Thornton’s senior leaders.
Steve Zipperstein is a Lecturer in the Global Studies program at UCLA, and a Senior Fellow of the UCLA Center for Middle East Development. During a distinguished and varied 35-year legal career Zipperstein has worked as a law firm litigator, a federal prosecutor, a Justice Department official, and as corporate General Counsel for BlackBerry Ltd and Verizon Wireless. Zipperstein has been elected to the American Law Institute and named a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
Francis Hackett became Chairman, KPMG Legal Services in 2014 and leads KPMG's Legal Services Department while serving as a member of KPMG Global Legal Services Steering Committee. With over 20 years’ experience of advising on corporate and commercial law, including 10 years as a main board director of an Irish plc, Hackett’s areas of expertise include mergers and acquisitions, group restructurings and corporate governance issues. His clients include companies in the telecoms, information technology, software and manufacturing sectors.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The program is designed for global participants, covering US and EU regulatory, legal and policy issues, and will be of particular relevance to: