Sheila Penrose

Sheila is a former director of McDonald’s Corp and JLL Inc., where she served as Chairman of the Board from 2005-2020. She was the first woman on Northern Trust Corporation’s Management Committee, as President of Corporate and Institutional Services. Sheila is a founding member of the 30% Club in the US, which advances women on corporate boards; she served as an advisor on Education, Gender and Work at the World Economic Forum (Davos), and on the Advisory Board of Catalyst, the leading research organization on women in corporate roles. A frequent speaker on leadership and corporate governance, Sheila is the recipient of several business awards.