Advisory board

Steering the agenda for MARC is an advisory board made up of top-level players in the M&A industry, the Head of the Faculty of Finance at Cass Business School, and senior representatives from each of the Senior Sponsors: Credit Suisse and EY.


Susan Kilsby, Chairman, Shire plc

Deputy Chairman

Alan Giles, OBE, Non-Executive Director of the Competition and Markets Authority

Credit Suisse

Cathal Deasey, Head of M&A for EMEA


Michel Driessen, Partner, UK & Ireland Head of Operational Transaction Services

Cass Business School

Professor Marianne Lewis, Dean, Cass Business School

Professor Paolo Volpin, Head, Faculty of Finance

Professor Scott Moeller, Director, MARC

Associate Faculty

Professor Sudi Sudarsanam, Emeritus Professor of Finance & Corporate Control, School of Management, Cranfield University