Advisory Board

The Advisory Board for the programme includes some of the most influential thought leaders not only in the role of the general counsel, but also in the legal profession as a whole.

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Melissa Kennedy

Summit Co-Chair
Executive Vice President,
Chief Legal Officer
Sun Life Financial
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Mark Gregory

Summit Co-Chair
General Counsel,
Rolls-Royce plc

Africa

René du Preez
General Counsel, Standard Bank Group
SOUTH AFRICA

Jacques Marnewicke
Head, Legal, Compliance & Forensics, Sanlam Limited
SOUTH AFRICA

Asia

Sylvia Fang
Vice President and General Counsel, Legal Organization, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
TAIWAN

Ferheen Mahomed
Group General Counsel, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
HONG KONG

Damini Marwah
Group General Counsel, Axis Bank
INDIA

Europe

Donny Ching
Legal Director, Royal Dutch Shell plc
THE NETHERLANDS

Jussi Koskinen
Chief Legal Officer, Nordea
FINLAND

Thomas Laubert
Vice President and Group General Counsel, Daimler AG
GERMANY

Axel Viaene
Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, GrandVision
THE NETHERLANDS

Latin America

Alexandre S. D'Ambrosio
Director and General Counsel, Vale S/A
BRAZIL

Daniel Pérez Umaña
Director Regional Legal / Chief Legal Officer, BAC Credomatic Network
COSTA RICA

Middle East

Firas Oggar
Group Head Legal, Zain Group
KUWAIT

United States

Reginald Davis
Chief Legal, Compliance and Privacy Officer, DocuSign Inc.
USA

John Page
Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Social Responsibility and Legal Officer, Golden State Foods Corporation
USA