Vanessa Neill is a Partner at Kekst CNC, a global strategic communications firm, and leads the firm’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Sustainability offering. She has 20 years of experience in strategic corporate and financial communications, helping publicly listed and private companies to build and execute strategic communications programs. Prior to joining Kekst CNC in 2018, Vanessa was head of communications for the Investment Banking and Capital Markets Division and the Impact Advisory and Finance Department at Credit Suisse. Vanessa holds a BA in History of Art from Birkbeck College, University of London and is an alumni of the Corporate Affairs Academy, Said Business School, University of Oxford. She is a Member of Queen’s Club and is a keen tennis player. She has actively fundraised in a personal capacity for a number of charities including the Motor Neurone Disease Association, Breast Cancer Haven and The Children’s Trust.