Time: 12.30pm for 1 o'clock (sandwich lunch will be served).
Cost: £15 for Corporate and Financial Group members; £20 for non-members on the first occasion and £25 for subsequent meetings. Early booking is advised.
Phone: 01483 771932.
Lucas Van Praag, LvP & Associates LLC
Lucas van Praag runs LvP & Associates LLC, a New York-based company that provides strategic communication counsel to individuals and organizations worldwide. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2000 as the Director of Corporate Affairs for Europe and was appointed the Global Head of Corporate Communications in 2001. He was named a Partner in 2006, and retired from the firm in 2012.
Lucas spent the first nine years of his financial career as a banker with Bankers Trust Company in New York, then ran a UK manufacturing company, worked as a management consultant and was the managing director of a publishing company. From 1992 through 1999, he was a Partner at Brunswick Group, a leading international corporate communications consultancy based in London.
He is a Visiting Fellow at the University of Oxford's Saïd Business School, a member of the Board of Directors of FACES at New York University's Langone Medical Center and serves on the Board of Trustees of Eaglebrook School in Massachusetts. He graduated from the University of Durham with a joint honors degree in economics and economic history.