Control Risks appoints Fields Wicker-Miurin to board

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Control Risks has announced the appointment of Fields Wicker-Miurin to its board of directors. Fields will provide strategic input and advice to the board, drawing on her expertise in international business particularly in emerging markets and finance.

In addition to her role at Control Risks, Fields serves on the main boards of BNP Paribas, Scor and the UK Department of Culture, Media and Sports.

Formerly, she was on the board of CDC, the UK’s development finance institution, and the UK Department for Trade and Industry. In her executive career, Fields has been a banker, a partner in strategy firms, a venture capitalist and the CFO of the London Stock Exchange. Fields is a partner of Leaders’ Quest, a global social enterprise which she helped establish in 2002 and is dedicated to working with leaders from different sectors to enable them to make a lasting, positive difference to society.

Fields has degrees from the University of Virginia, l’Institut d’Etudes Politiques and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She received an OBE in 2007 for services to international business and was awarded a Fellowship of King’s College London in 2011. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia.

Richard Fenning, chief executive of Control Risks, said: “We are delighted to welcome Fields Wicker-Miurin to Control Risks. Her breadth of knowledge and experience will be of great value to the strategic development of our company. In particular, Fields brings a fascinating perspective on the dynamics of some of Control Risks’ key markets. We are excited to welcome Fields to Control Risks and we look forward to working with her.”

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