Francesca mentors leaders and senior executives through career transition periods. These can typically include mid-life career change, specifically around all aspects of moving into a portfolio Non-Executive Director career. Francesca also mentors her clients around corporate politics, returning to work as well as digital personal branding.

She derives expertise from:

  1. General management.

25 + years line management experience in fast paced & challenging environments managing large number of direct reports and diverse international teams (PepsiCo Foods, Thomas Cook, STA Travel, Cheapflights Media)

  1. Professional Development.

Developed from concept to delivery over 30 workshops in a variety of organisations (WACL, Harvard Business School, London Business School, The School of Life, Imperial College amongst others)

  1. Portfolio Non-Executive Director.

15+ years of Non-Executive career, most recently, in the last 9 years, in a Portfolio capacity. She currently serves on the board of several organisations from FTSE 250, CAC 40, AIM all the way to Private Equity owned companies.


Her mentoring approach is best known for:

  • Creative problem solving and connections making
  • Codification of knowledge and expertise for easy disseminated in a 1-on-1 setting or via workshops
  • Generous sharing of wisdom and network