Legal Director and Company Secretary
Francesca is a qualified lawyer and Company Secretary who has an exemplar background working across a range of business sectors. Prior to joining Broadway Malyan, Francesca supported the board of UK Coal where she worked closely with Government agencies during a hugely challenging period for the industry which included managing complex debt refinancing and negotiating a governance programme with Whitehall. For 16 years before that she provided corporate/commercial counsel to Smith & Nephew Plc where her role included significant advisory work in the Asia Pacific region.
Her role at Broadway Malyan encompasses that of both Company Secretary and Legal Director with key responsibilities including corporate governance and risk management. Francesca is married to a research scientist currently working on the development of graphene and has two sons, Angus and Marcus, respectively a vet and architect in training.