Kelly Beaver is Chief Executive of Ipsos in the UK and Ireland, where she has worked for over a decade, previously leading their public affairs division.  Prior to this, she started her career in economic consulting for KPMG and PwC. She is regular commentator in the national press and broadcast media on societal and consumer trends across a range of topics including trust, gender equality, employee engagement, leadership, and many others. Kelly holds a Senior Research Fellowship at Nuffield College Oxford, and Kings College London, and was awarded an MBE in June 2022 for services to academia, research and the covid response.  She was named as one of 100 Women to Watch in Cranfield University’s FTSE Board Report, 2022.