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Tim Clark – Director

Tim retired from being Senior Partner at Slaughter and May in 2008. Since then his portfolio has grown to include being Chair of Water Aid UK,  Chairman of both Hightide Festival Theatre and the trustees of the Economist Trust and a member of the audit committee of the Wellcome Trust.  He has previously been the SID at Big Yellow PLC and a director of the Royal National Theatre.

Elizabeth Holden – Director

Elizabeth left Slaughter and May in 2012 after 20 years at the firm, to pursue a portfolio career. Elizabeth spent five years as a non-executive director at Great Portland Estates PLC and now sits on the boards of HML Holdings plc and Clarion Housing. She sits on the Finance and Planning Committee of Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. She has also been on the commercial development board of Circle Housing.

Guy Beringer – Director

Guy retired from being Senior Partner at Allen & Overy in 2008. Since then his portfolio has involved being Chairman of UK Export Finance, the Legal Education Foundation and City Music Services. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Imperial College Business School, Co-Chair of the Bingham Centre Appeal Board and an Advisory Board Member at Spencer Stuart.

Nick Aitchison – Career Adviser

Nick spent six years as a partner at Stork & May, Europe’s leading board-level career adviser. This followed ten years’ international  executive search experience, which included leading the European Professional Services practice at Russell Reynolds, as well as extensive recent experience of recruiting Non-Executive Directors. Nick was Chairman of Leander Club from 2007 until 2010.

Elizabeth Adams – Executive Coach

Liz left DACBeachcroft in 2016 after 38 years at the firm. During that time she set up and led the employment and pensions group, sat on the LLP Board, was elected London Senior Partner and was a fee paid employment judge. From 2017 she commenced a new career as an executive coach having completed a training course with Meyler Campbell.

Matthew Rhodes OBE – Director

Matthew started as a litigator at Ashurst, leaving in 2000 to found RollOnFriday, the world’s leading online legal community. He is also a trustee of Prisoners Abroad and a visiting lecturer at BPP Law School. Matthew was appointed an OBE in the 2011 New Year’s List for services to legal pro bono.

Bibi Bondesen – Business Development

Bibi joined BCKR in 2017 to help with business development. She started her career at Morgan Stanley in fixed income derivatives followed by four years as a researcher in headhunting focusing on financial services.

Nicola Rippon – Administrator