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UN Women UK Appoints New Trustees

UN Women National Committee UK is delighted to announce the co-option of 4 new Trustees to their Board – formal ratification of the appointments will be proposed at the AGM in 2018. 

Francesca Boldrini, Carol Rosati OBE, Tracey Follows and Randall Scott Peterson join UN Women National Committee UK from 14th November 2017 for an initial term of 3 years.

The UK National Committee of UN Women is the UK representative, voice and champion of UN Women in UK.  We support the work of UN Women globally in its mission for gender equality and the empowerment of women through advocacy, awareness raising and fundraising.

Laura Haynes, Chair, said:
“We are delighted to be able to announce such highly qualified new trustees to UN Women NC UK. They bring a range of skills that will build on the work of the Board, bring new perspectives and take us into the next phase of ambitious growth, building our supporter base and expanding awareness and fund-raising activity across the UK so that we can do more to improve the lives of women and girls throughout the world.”

Francesa Boldrini

An award winning senior executive with over 20 years’ experience in the fields global health and development gained at leading global foundations, corporations, not-for-profit organisations and academic institutions. Francesca’s creative, solution-oriented mindset and pragmatic approach has enabled her to build strong recognised strategy, policy and advocacy technical expertise and global development donor networks. Francesca has proven expertise of turning advocacy campaigns into policy wins and concrete funding for strong organisations and causes.

Tracey Follows

A professional futurist and the founder of Futuremade, working in the enterprise sector. Her work focuses on strategies for future growth and recent work includes the future of marketing, the future of work and the future of AI and diversity.

Tracey was the recipient of the Women in Marketing Special Award for Outstanding Contribution to Marketing in 2016, and in 2017 was named one of 20 Women to Watch (Europe) in Ad Age, and was named an Agent of Change in the BIMA100. She is a published author, writes regularly as a columnist in the marketing press and comments in national media on Futures. She is the founder of The Female Futures Bureau, which convenes and promotes female futurists globally. She is also a Council member and Non Exec Board Director of the Advertising Standards Authority in the UK.

Carol Rosati OBE

A senior director and qualified executive coach with over twenty five years talent management, executive search and P&L experience, who has campaigned for improved gender diversity at Board level for the last 10 years.Carol is highly creative, strategic and people oriented with finely tuned interpersonal and communication skills. Carol was awarded an OBE in the Queen's 2015 Birthday New Honours List for services to Women In Business.She is included in the 2016 Top 50 Diversity Professionals Global Diversity List and 2015 Brummell Women of Inspiration, City Champions of Diversity.

Randall Scott Peterson

A Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Academic Director of the Leadership Institute at London Business School. Randall is a highly-experienced and award winning researcher, teacher and consultant. His expertise is in all aspects of organisational behaviour and he is an internationally-recognised authority on leading diverse teams, conflict resolution, and board effectiveness. Randall has also worked with a wide range of executives and leading organisations worldwide, ranging from consulting, to banking, energy, and retail. As a regular contributor to a wide range of scholarly journals, books and industry outlets, his research has featured in a variety of outlets from the Journal of Applied Psychology to HR Magazine and Harvard Business Review.