Full Name
Elizabeth Messud
Job Title
Group Legal Director
Speaker Bio
Elizabeth has gained 27 years of extensive experience, working in various geographies including Canada, the UK, France, Switzerland, Spain and Russia. She is the Group General Counsel at Kingfisher, where she created a centralised and integrated legal function and led on a global panel review with a total of 17 firms making the cut across Kingfisher’s jurisdictions.In addition to private practice, she has worked with the world’s biggest food company, Nestlé, as well as the finance arm of the World Bank, a Russian oligarch and, now, FTSE 100 retailer Kingfisher. At Nestlé, she spent 14 years as Legal Director in various countries. She started her career with Torys in Toronto.

Elizabeth holds a Master’s degree in Slavic languages and literature and an LLM from Cambridge.
Elizabeth Messud