Dr. Yvonne Thompson
Chair, Radio Academy
Honoured by Queen Elizabeth II, with a CBE, she has also received 2 doctorates for her work in the Entrepreneurship, Global Diversity and Equality arena, and was recently invited onto the prestigious St George’s House, Leadership organisation based at Windsor Castle. June 2019 will see her invested with an Honorary Fellowship by Kings College London University.
She published “7 Traits of Highly Successful Women on Boards”, promoting greater gender and race diversity in company boardrooms and sits on several boards, and public appointment committees. Her most recent appointment as Chair of the Radio Academy, representing the UK’s Radio Industry, and Advisory Panel for OFCOM.
Celebrating the 22nd anniversary of her women in business network she also founded WinTrade Week convention and Awards themed “Womenomics” hosting and celebrating over 600 global women through a week of global business connections, networking, contracting and business development.