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As Director of the Institute, Philippa is responsible for implementing strategy, leading the team and ensuring that the Institute meets its charitable aims of raising awareness and spreading best practice in the field of business ethics.
Since taking a degree in Geography at University College London, Philippa has 30 years of business experience. She began her career at Citibank NA before joining Bowater in their Corporate Treasury Department in 1979, leaving in 1988 as Group Treasurer. She was Group Finance Director at DG Gardner Group, a training organisation, prior to joining Thorn EMI in 1993 as Group Treasurer until 2000. In 2001 she was appointed Director of the Institute of Business Ethics.
In connection with her role at the IBE, she served on the Woolf Committee 2007/8, looking at ethical business practice in BAE Systems plc. She speaks widely on business ethics issues, encouraging high standards of business behaviour based on ethical values.
She sits on the Board/Advisory Board of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI), and RAND Europe. She is a Visiting Fellow of the Said Business School at Oxford University and Honorary Vice President of the Employee Ownership Association. She chairs the Antarctic Place Names Committee and is former Chairman of the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust.
Philippa was awarded an OBE in the New Year's Honours 2006 for services to the Ministry of Defence and in July 2008 was awarded the BITC Marks & Spencer Sieff Award. In the New Year's Honours 2014 she was awarded a CBE for services to Antarctic Heritage.
He has published numerous studies on all aspects of business ethics, the most recent being: Codes of Business Ethics: a guide to developing and implementing an effective code and examples of good practice (2016), and Towards Ethical Norms in International Business Transactions (2014).
He lectures and facilitates training on business ethics issues for organisations in many countries.
Prior to that he was Senior Investment Adviser at the Financial Reporting Council which he joined after almost ten years as Director of Investment Affairs of the Association of British Insurers.
For two decades from 1980, Peter was a senior journalist at the Financial Times, including spells as Head of the Lex Column and in charge of coverage of international capital markets. His last assignment, from 1994-2000, was as Asia Editor, responsible for the FT's coverage of a region stretching from Pakistan to New Zealand.
After graduating in Modern Languages from Cambridge University in 1972, he joined Reuters news agency as Financial Journalist. At Reuters, he completed assignments in Hong Kong, Zurich and Washington before joining the Financial Times.
With a background in psychology, education and criminological research, Roz brings a range of knowledge gained across a variety of sectors, including both public/private and corporate.
Combined with the experience of living and working in numerous countries and communities, she brings key areas of interest, including the social and psychological determinants of behaviour and decision-making.
Robert joined the IBE as Head of Engagement in February 2015.
Prior to joining the IBE, Robert was the Principal Consultant, Engagement, at Business in the Community (BITC). He spent 20 years at Barclays in a wide variety of retail and commercial banking roles, culminating in four years as part of a group strategy and planning team, before deciding to switch sectors and put his corporate experience to good use in a not-for-profit context.
Ever since leaving Barclays in 2004 Robert has sought out roles that enable him to engage companies in a dialogue about acting with greater integrity towards their employees, the environment, their customers and wider society.
Previous roles include Head of Business Partnerships at In Kind Direct from 2004 – 2007 and a variety of senior management positions in Business in the Community’s (BITC’s) membership function where most recently, as Principal Consultant, Engagement, he led a strategic review of BITC’s training, advisory and benchmarking offer. He has extensive experience of recruiting, retaining and deepening engagement with corporate supporters.
Guendalina completed a MSc in Business Ethics & Corporate Social
Responsibility at the University of Trento (Italy).
Since graduating, she collaborated in developing the Code of Ethics for the Italian Association of Management Consultants and worked for a European NGO based in Brussels with a focus on CSR-related topics.
She is the co-author of the IBE Survey Ethics at Work: 2015 Survey of Employees - Italy and the IBE Core Series Codes of Business Ethics: examples of good practice, and the author of the IBE Survey Corporate
Ethics Policies and Programmes: 2016 UK and Continental Europe Survey
Judi joined the team in November 2014.
Monia has a background in academic publishing, working as
editor for the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) which
she joined at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in
2005. She previously worked for Conde Nast Publications
in France and the US and speaks German, French and Italian.
Prior to this, Jane worked as a Senior Marketing and Communications Executive in both public and private sector organisations with a focus on primary industries. Most recently, she was Chief Executive for the Wood Council of New Zealand, responsible for domestic marketing.
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