Advisory board

Steering the agenda for MARC is an advisory board made up of top-level players in the M&A industry, the Dean and Vice Dean of Bayes Business School and senior representatives from our sponsoring organisations including the following:


Susan Kilsby, Chairman, M&A Research Centre Advisory Board

Deputy Chairman

Alan Giles, OBE, Non-Executive Director, Foxtons plc

Credit Suisse

Cathal Deasey, Head of M&A for EMEA


David Petrie, Head of Corporate Finance, Corporate Finance Faculty


Philip Whitchelo, Vice President for Strategic Business Development

Bayes Business School

Professor Marianne Lewis, Dean, Bayes Business School

Professor Paolo Volpin, Vice Dean, Bayes Business School

Professor Scott Moeller, Director, MARC

Associate Faculty

Professor Sudi Sudarsanam, Emeritus Professor of Finance & Corporate Control, School of Management, Cranfield University