Many speakers are now confirmed for other Forum sessions.

The Ladies in Risk Management Lunch will discuss the issues of women on boards. For this topic, there are two influential speakers:

  • Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae is Finnish and the chairman or a board member of more than 10 Nordic businesses, including SAS AB and the multi-national retailer Clas Ohlson. She has wide ownership experience, including listed companies, private equity, family companies and government owned.

FERMA board member Helle Friberg said:“Sanna has witnessed the Scandinavian governments’ different approaches to the issue of women on boards and has observed with great interest the developments and
trends in each country. This makes her an excellent speaker for the FERMA Ladies’ Lunch”.

Janet Legrand

Janet Legrand

  • Janet Legrand is senior partner and chairman of the board of the law firm DLA Piper International where she is a senior commercial litigator. She has a strong profile in complex cross-border asset recovery, and has represented major banks, central banks and governments. She represented the Republic of Zambia in a series of high profile proceedings including the country’s flagship anti-corruption case against its former president Frederick Chiluba and 19 other defendants in the English High Court.