Executive Chair (UK Regions/ Ireland), Weber Shadwick
Nora is Executive Chair UK Regions/Ireland of global corporate marketing and communications consultancy, Weber Shandwick. She is part of the EMEA senior leadership team of the international agency, which has over 3,000 employees in 129 offices in 81 countries. Her remit involves the management of multi-market accounts, advising both FTSE100 organisations as well as start-up companies, building brands and market share via UK, North America, Middle East and Pan-Asia. A recipient of the First Woman of UK Media Award, she was previously Managing Director of Saatchi & Saatchi (North).
She is the non-exec Chair of the Scottish Government’s Strategic Board, established to align the work of the enterprise and skills agencies in Scotland, to drive inclusive, sustainable economic growth.
A former Businesswoman of the Year, Nora is the immediate past President of British Chambers of Commerce and immediate past-Chair of Scottish Chambers of Commerce. She is a current Board Member of the International Chambers of Commerce and a Regional Adviser to London Stock Exchange. She is also Vice Chair of Council of the University of Nottingham.
She was honoured with a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2017 for services to UK businesses.