100 Women to Watch 2017

10 November 2017: Inmarsat’s Chief Corporate Affairs Officer Alison Horrocks has been named as one of the 100 Women to Watch in the Cranfield Female FTSE Board Report 2017.


The report showcases the broad and deep female talent pool for UK plc to draw on for board positions, and is a highly respected reference point for Non-Executive Director (NED) positions in FTSE 350 companies.

The search is drawn from a broad range of backgrounds, disciplines and functions, and this year there has been a special emphasis on women with a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) background.

Significant experience

Alison has been with Inmarsat for almost 19 years, and sits on Inmarsat plc’s Executive Management Board and, as well as Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, she has overall responsibility for several of our professional service areas including legal, compliance and governance, company secretary and risk management plus corporate marketing. Alison has been Chairman of Inmarsat’s UK pension fund for over 15 years and has particular experience in board governance, with emphasis on Remco and Nominations Committees.

In addition, Alison’s accomplishments include significant experience of corporate transactions including LBO, IPO, M&A and debt offerings, 25+ years’ public company expertise advising Boards and Board Committees and she is NED on an affiliated company’s board.