Join us today with our guest Dr Ruth Sacks, Principal Consultant at Boardroom Focus, Director at GreenSpring Educational Trust and Chair of the Performance & General Purposes Committee.

. We will be discussing :

Championing More Women on FTSE Boards and in Leadership. Women in the Boardroom, gender balance at the top, leadership development and diversity .

– The latest Hampton Alexander Report and The CMI Women’s Blueprint for Balance Report – What changes we see, positive or negative. the status and evolution of gender balance as a whole.

– Concrete advantages corporations have when they do bring more active, decision making women onto their boards.  Whether the impact of having women on the board is different for smaller companies

– Recommendations for championing more women on to boards and into leadership roles.  What companies and corporation can do to facilitate this, an how dynamic, ambitious women can help themselves stand out and be seen.

Listen to Ruth’s advice and tips on championing more women onto Boards and into leadership roles!



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Ruth Sacks

Ruth Sacks – Principal Consultant at Boardroom Focus, Ruth works on strategic change assignments, leadership development, one to one support and diversity related projects. Ruth is also exploring the challenges of the multi-generational organisation. Ruth is a Director at GreenSpring Educational Trust and Chair of the Performance & General Purposes Committee. She volunteers through the “Inspiring the Future’ programme in schools. She acts as a coach and mentor for enterprise activities. When not working, she spends time with friends and family, goes to the theatre, tries and fails to stay away from email. Ruth has worked in Europe, Lebanon, Morocco, the USA, Malaysia and Hong Kong.  She worked in Paris for 14 years and speaks fluent French.


Ruth’s social media and links:


Twitter: @ruth_sacks

Anna Letitia Cook
Anna Letitia Cook

Anna Letitia Cook - author, speaker, radio presenter - is passionate about mentoring women in finding clarity and fulfilment in their life choices. She created and became CEO of her first company in the entertainment industry at age 32. Midlife approaching, hungry for a dynamic change, she refocused her experience, founding WomenUP Ltd to help women shape their own future. Creator of the 'SCOPE' and '4Fs' processes for career, fulfilment and holistic success. Author of ‘Unstoppable Goddess: Every Women’s Guide to Freedom, Fulfilment and Success’. UN Women's 2016-2017 Global Champion for Change @ Empower Women. ...On the personal front: Mum, Granny, ‘flattie’ owner, horse lover, ballet fanatic, hiker! Into castle renovations, sculpture, farming, yoga. Drinks tea...