Business Advisor

Chuka Umunna is a strategic corporate advisor to companies on business-critical issues that impact on long term value, reputation and narrative – environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) factors in particular.

Chuka sits on the Boards (as a non-executive director) of Advanced, the UK’s third largest provider of business software and services, and Digital Identity Net, a UK based company providing consumers with a single gateway to the validated identity data held by banks and other trusted custodians of transactional and behavioural data.

In addition, he sits on the advisory board of Signal AI, a leader in Artificial Intelligence Powered solutions for business and professional services.

Widely recognised as the former Member of Parliament for Streatham (2010-2019), Chuka served in Opposition as the Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and Shadow Minister for Small Business for several years.

A solicitor by profession, prior to his election to the UK Parliament he worked as a corporate employment lawyer for international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills LLP for several years.

Chuka continues to contribute regularly to a range of publications, including a variety of major UK newspapers and Forbes business magazine.

Chuka Umunna, U.K. lawmaker for the opposition Labour party, poses for a photograph following an interview at his offices at the Houses of Parliament in London, U.K., on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. Umunna, a member of Parliament in the main opposition Labour Party, is coordinating a nationwide effort to try to derail Britain’s departure from the European Union in March. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg