About this event

  • Date and time Thu 11 May 2023 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Registration, tea and coffee: 6:00pm to 6:30pm
  • Event: 6:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Drinks reception: 7:30pm to 8:00pm

Join us for this In Conversation Live in-person event with Camilla Cavendish, an award-winning journalist and broadcaster, and the author of “Extra Time: Ten Lessons for an Ageing World”, published by Harper Collins in 2019. She is a Senior Fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School and a Contributing Editor at the Financial Times where she writes a weekly OpEd column on Saturdays. She will be interviewed by the President of the Royal Society of Medicine, Professor Roger Kirby. Enjoy a complimentary drinks reception.

Camilla started her career at McKinsey & Co and also worked for the CEO of Pearson PLC. She is currently a strategic adviser to a number of companies and holds degrees from both Oxford and Harvard.

Camilla’s career has spanned both the private and public sectors. She was Head of the Prime Minister’s Downing Street Policy Unit under David Cameron and has been a Non-Executive Director of the NHS regulator CQC and CEO of a pioneering public-private regeneration partnership. In the 2020 pandemic, Camilla became a temporary adviser to the Secretary of State for Health and authored a set of recommendations for social care reform. She sits in the House of Lords as a crossbench peer and on the Advisory Committee of Phoenix Insights for Better Longer Lives. She is the Patron of Frontline, which puts talented graduates into social work. 

*There may be slight changes to the advertised start and end times of this event, subject to Camilla Cavendish's work requirements.

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Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this event will close on Tuesday 9 May 2023 at 01:00am (BST)

The In Conversation Live webinar series will continue our much loved In Conversation events, giving you the opportunity to get first-hand insights into the lives and thoughts of high profile individuals, bringing an intimate, relaxed and entertaining perspective into your living room.