Discover Governance: Use your law or business degree to start your career with the board


Do you know what a career in governance entails? This webinar will demonstrate how a law or business degree provides you with the foundation you need to be a company secretary or governance professional and how it can equip you with the skills you need to start a career that spans multiple sectors.

Whether you are a sixth form student, university student or a recent graduate – or you support those who are – this webinar will introduce you to a career path that is rewarding and impactful.

A career in governance

Are you looking for a role where you could work with boards at an early stage in your career? Interested in a role where you could implement and build on the knowledge from your degree? Intrigued by a role that is transportable between sectors?

During this informative webinar, you will hear from governance experts as well as a specialist recruitment consultant who will share information on routes into the profession and possible career paths once in role, as well as discussing the salary potential. As well as other key information about how to network, getting your social media right and getting your CV and your own brand (you) prepared.


This webinar was hosted by Jane Galbraith, Head of Membership, The Chartered Governance Institute, who was joined by:

  • Richard McDermott – Company Secretary and Data Protection Officer, The Football Association
  • Samira Chambas Company Secretarial Assistant, Corporate and Board Governance, Aviva Secretariat
  • Phoebe Stamford-Moroz – Assistant Company Secretary, Tate & Lyle PLC
  • David Press – Managing Director, DMJ

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