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Speaker: Karina Robinson is the CEO of Robinson Hambro Ltd, a CEO/Chairman Advisory and Board headhunting boutique set up with co-founder Rupert Hambro nine years ago.
Karina is a Governor of the London School of Economics (LSE) and a member of the Finance Committee at a time of profound change for the university sector. In 2020 she became Co-Founder of The Inclusion Initiative, a new institute at the LSE that uses behavioural science to improve D&I outcomes, and which is partnering with City firms. She is Master of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers (WCIB), an influential City livery company. She helped transform the Lord Mayor’s Appeal by, most notably, setting up and chairing the Advisory Board to the Lord Mayor’s Appeal, which includes the CEOs and Chairs of major City firms.
She also writes Karina’s Column on a wide array of subjects, from mental health to geopolitics to future trends. She is a frequent speaker, interviewer and panellist. Communication is her forte.
Prior to Robinson Hambro, she had a successful 30- year career as a senior journalist covering international finance and politics. She was Senior Editor of The Banker, the FT’s banking magazine, the International Herald Tribune’s Banking Columnist, and Political & Economic Correspondent at Bloomberg, among other roles.
Karina began her career at merchant bank Morgan Grenfell as the Spanish Equity Analyst. She was educated in Madrid, at the Hotchkiss School in the US and at the London School of Economics where she studied economics and international relations. She is fluent in four languages.