Rita Clifton

Rita Clifton

Rita Clifton CBE has been called ‘Brand guru’ by the Financial Times and ‘The doyenne of branding’ by Campaign magazine. The Daily Telegraph described her as ‘The brand leading the brands’. She is a speaker, writer and portfolio non-executive director.

Rita graduated from Cambridge University and started her career in advertising, where she became Vice Chairman and strategy director at Saatchi & Saatchi in its most successful period. She then joined Interbrand, the leading global brand consultancy, as London CEO and then became Chairman for a ten-year term. She now has a portfolio of chairing and non-executive director roles, including ASOS, Ascential plc and Nationwide. Past board roles have included Dixons Retail plc, Bupa, Emap and Populus, the opinion pollster and research company. In 2013, she co-founded and is Chair at BrandCap, the brand consultancy for the boardroom, which now has offices in London, New York and Hong Kong.

Rita speaks around the world on all aspects of brands, branding and business leadership. She is also a regular columnist and commentator on the range of TV, radio and social channels and was a judge and mentor on CNBC’s award-winning business series ‘Pop Up Start Up’. Her writing has included the best-selling book ‘The Future of Brands’, and two editions of The Economist book ‘Brands & Branding’.

Pro bono board roles have included WWF (Worldwide Fund for Nature), the Henley Festival and the UK Government’s Sustainable Development Commission. In the 2014 New Year’s Honours List, Rita was awarded a CBE for services to the creative industries.

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Thank you - really enjoyed speaking @_ukactive conference this morning. And wonderful to see the brilliant @Tanni_GT again. Have a fantastic rest of conference…

What can Singaporeans do to help fuel the #greeneconomy? The @ChannelNewsAsia Green Plan Challenge sees residents in 15 Singapore towns giving businesses a green makeover. Watch Forum’s Managing Director @_eam participate as panellist in the hackathon👇https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oq9ZvICkyXk

We are looking for a Development and Communications Director who is an experienced and strategic relationship builder with excellent communication skills, to be based in our London office.

Interested? Apply by 22 April 👉

#Nonprofit #Jobs

Very excited for the opportunity to share our super important Growing our Future project in the US https://www.forumforthefuture.org/scaling-regenerative-agriculture-in-the-us Thanks @TIME for shining a light on the massive potential of regen ag 🌾 https://twitter.com/TIME/status/1515065677387911183

Do you want to learn how to build resilient #health systems?

Applications close soon (25th April) for Basecamp for Health System Transformation, supported by @JNJGlobalHealth and with subsidised spaces.

Learn more at today’s info session, 5-6pm BST: https://www.forumforthefuture.org/basecamp-for-health-system-transformation-2022

Thanks @HaysWorldwide. Yes, good to reflect that the 'nice guys finish last' thing was a) said in 1946 and b) about baseball. Well past its sell-by date (or should be). More #kindness in #leadership would be nice...

Lovely to see my ‘Love Your Imposter’ book on the stand @KoganPage! Thank you for all the support and hope you have a good @LondonBookFair…

👀 Have you applied yet for The E2E Global Global Scale-Up Awards? Next lined up to our Judging Panel is Rita Clifton CBE, and we are absolutely delighted.

Join the change-makers of the world: https://www.e2exchange.com/scale-up-awards-application/
#GSUA22 #scaleups #awards

Rita Clifton joins us on the Leadership Insights Podcast to discuss imposter syndrome, and how it affects a huge 70% of us!

#wearehays #leadershipinsights

Forum’s Chief Executive @sallyuren features in @Forbes talking about key systems that need deep transformation, referring to Forum’s Compass for Just and Regenerative Business (https://bit.ly/3uixduO).

Full article here, written by @simonmainwaring 👇https://bit.ly/3JxGBkL

Thanks Clare. It’s a privilege to chair @Forum4theFuture and work with you, Sally and all the team - on #InternationalWomensDay2022 (and indeed every day…)

In phase 3 of our #FutureOfSustainability series, Forum’s CEO, @sallyuren, revisits 4 trajectories that we identified in late 2020 as emerging from the disruption of #Covid19. With new analysis, she explores what might come next: https://lnkd.in/dnfyih3D

Forum’s CEO @sallyuren will be hosting a breakout session at #GreenBiz22 on equipping business leaders to create a just and regenerative future. The event takes place from 15-17 February in Scottsdale, AZ. Find out more and get your ticket👇http://ow.ly/iAvq50HpBNM @GreenBiz

Join @GoodFoodFutures @CharleneC6 and @cashley122 at the #futurefoodsystems event hosted by @Ind_Forums on 25-26 Jan 2022. Quote FORUM10 for 10% off. Details at: http://ow.ly/syV550Hebih

Thank you to everyone who has worked with and supported us in 2021. Our offices are now closed for the holidays but we’ll be back here in January. We look forward to working with you in the New Year to accelerate the shift to a just and regenerative future.

To close out 2021, take a look at these Insights from @Forum4theFuture's Chief Executive, @SallyUren, on @BusinessGreen.

This is a perfect role for a self-motivated professional who can support a team in delivering impactful change, and is keen to grow their skills and experience in the sustainability sector. Find out more and apply today. http://ow.ly/JhHF50H4zGc #JobVacancy #Sustainability

A just and regenerative mindset sets out a new guiding star for businesses: an economy that sustains the wellbeing of all and the capacity of our natural world to replenish itself, while enabling long-term, broad-based prosperity. Find out how 👇

Delighted that ‘Love Your Imposter’ is included in this lovely #christmasgiftguide from @SpeechWorkshop with all these fabulous people. Thank you and (slightly early for me) #HappyChristmas