advisers to leaders

Lorna Parker

Lorna is a senior adviser at CVC Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm, and is a Non-Executive Director of Indivior plc. She has an active not-for-profit portfolio: she is a Trustee of the Royal Horticultural Society, a Director of Future Academies, a Governor of Pimlico Academy, Phoenix Academy, Pimlico Primary and Millbank Academy.  Until recently she was a senior advisor at BC Partners, a Trustee of BC Partners Foundation and a Trustee of Place2Be. As an independent consultant as well as in conjunction with Manchester Square Partners, she conducts board-effectiveness reviews for UK public companies.

Lorna’s executive career was primarily in executive search, as a partner at Spencer Stuart for nearly 20 years. She created and led their private equity practice across Europe, co-led the legal search practice globally, was a member of the UK board practice and was managing director of the UK business. Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Lorna worked for Advent (venture capital) and Kleinwort Benson (investment banking).

Lorna has an MA in Economics from Cambridge University and an MBA from Stanford Business School, where she was a Harkness Fellow.

Lorna Parker