Governance in action

Meet some of our members and find out how they started their careers in governance, where they are now, and what they learned along the way.

Helen Baker

Case study

Consumer Goods
Helen Baker, FCG Head of Secretariat, Coca-Cola European Partners plc

Helen and her team look after Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCEP), CCEP’s board of directors (the board) and CCEP’s shareholders. CCEP is a company set up in the UK. You can buy and sell its shares on stock exchanges in four countries. Looking after CCEP includes making sure it follows all the laws and rules that apply to it. Read more

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Manufacturing
Susan Swabey, FCG Company Secretary, Smith & Nephew plc

Susan is the Company Secretary at Smith & Nephew plc and has been in the role for 12 and a half years. She has been part of the Company Secretarial world since leaving University, and 'fell into the role as it was something you could do with an Arts 'degree'. Read more

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Financial Services
Madeleine Scrafton, FCG Managing Director - Computershare Governance Services

Maddie Scrafton is currently Head of Governance for the Board of HSBC Holdings plc, ensuring corporate governance, listing and regulatory obligations are met. Read more

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Transport
Umsilla Moodley, GradCG Assistant Company Secretary, NCP Limited

Umsilla Moodley is a recently qualified company secretary with a law background (LLM and LPC) obtained in the UK and B.Sc (Mathematics and Chemistry) obtained in South Africa. Umsilla has worked in both private and public sectors and currently works as Assistant Company Secretary at NCP Limited. Read more

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Financial Services
Sara Bourne, FCG Deputy Managing Director & Head of Risk and Compliance, Carey

Sara Bourne is a chartered governance professional from Guernsey and is Deputy Managing Director and Head of Risk and Compliance at Carey – a financial services provider with expertise in corporate services, fund services and private wealth.Read more

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In their shoes: <p>Pam Wenger</p>

In their shoes:

Pam Wenger

Continuing our 'in their shoes' series, we sat down with Pam Wenger, who works as Director of Corporate Governance for the Swansea Bay University Health Board.

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In their shoes: <p>Léanne Heerink</p>

In their shoes:

Léanne Heerink

Continuing our 'in their shoes' series, we sat down with Léanne Heerink, who works as Director of Corporate Governance.

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In their shoes: <p>Urvasi Naidoo, FCG</p>

In their shoes:

Urvasi Naidoo, FCG

As part of our 'in their shoes' series, we sat down with Urvasi Naidoo, FCG, who works as Compliance and Contracts Manager for the CGF.

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In their shoes: <p>Cynthia Mora Spencer, ACG</p>

In their shoes:

Cynthia Mora Spencer, ACG

As part of our 'in their shoes' series, we sat down with Cynthia Mora Spencer, ACG, who works for The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland.

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In their shoes: <p>Susan Swabey, FCG</p>

In their shoes:

Susan Swabey, FCG

As part of our 'in their shoes' series, we sat down with Susan Swabey, FCG, who works as Company Secretary for Smith & Nephew plc.

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