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Rosie Bichard
Advisory Board Member

Ms. Bichard has over 25 years of experience as a buy-side analyst and fund manager, primarily focused on consumer and retail businesses globally. She is a member of Royal London’s Independent Governance Committee and is also co-President and a board member of WomenExecs on Boards, a global network composed of over 200 alumnae of the Harvard Business School Executive Education Program’s Women on Boards and other governance programs.

Ms. Bichard earned an MA (Hons) in Modern Languages from St John’s College, Cambridge. She is also a Chartered Financial Analyst and has completed executive education programs at both Harvard Business School and London Business School.

Deborah (Debbie) Byron
Advisory Board Member

Ms. Byron is a seasoned global executive and board leader with deep experience leading change in corporate businesses, professional services, and educational institutions. She most recently served as Chief Human Resources Officer for Risk Management Solutions (RMS). Prior to joining RMS, Ms. Byron was SVP of Worldwide Human Resources for Business Objects and COO for Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. She has also held executive leadership positions for the California State Automobile Association and Tandem Computers.

Ms. Byron currently chairs the Board Match Services for Stanford Women on Boards and founded and chairs the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute (DCI) Alumni Network. She also serves as an emeritus trustee of Harvey Mudd College, is former chair for the Career Action Center in Silicon Valley, and served as a publicly elected board member and president of the top-ranked Cupertino Union School District.
Ms. Byron earned a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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Diane Ashley
Advisory Board Member

Ms. Ashley has held senior leadership positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Citigroup and was elected as the first female Board Chair of the New York Theological Seminary where she chaired the Audit Committee. She has served on the boards of The Executive Leadership Council, the National Minority Supplier Development Council, and the Women Presidents Educational Organization. Ms. Ashley currently serves as a member of the Board of Advisors of Rutgers Business School.
Ms. Ashley earned a BA in French from Yale University, a Master of Education in Human Resources Development from Boston University, and a JD from Rutgers.

Helen Calcraft
Advisory Board Member

Ms. Calcraft is a Founding Partner of communications agency Lucky Generals and has worked in advertising for over 25 years. She started her career at AMV BBDO before co-founding MCBD. Ms. Calcraft is part of the 30 Club and is a member and former President of WACL (Women in Advertising and Communications London). She previously served as a trustee of Cancer Research UK for 5 years and still sits on the charity's fundraising and marketing committee.

Ms. Calcraft earned an MBA with distinction from London Business School.

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