Lorna Parker is a senior advisor at CVC Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm, and is a Non-Executive Director of Indivior plc, where she chairs the nominations and governance committee. As an independent consultant as well as in conjunction with Manchester Square Partners, she conducts board-effectiveness reviews for UK public companies.  She has an active not-for-profit portfolio: she is a Trustee of the Royal Horticultural Society, where she chairs the nominations, appointments and governance committee, and of the National Opera Studio.  Until recently she was a senior advisor at BC Partners, a Trustee of BC Partners Foundation, a Director of Future Academies, a Trustee of Place2Be and a member of the Royal Opera House Foundation Advisory Council.  Lorna’s executive career was primarily in executive search, as a partner at Spencer Stuart for nearly 20 years. Lorna has an MA in Economics from Cambridge University and an MBA from Stanford Business School, where she was a Harkness Fellow.