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In this episode, Jan Hall talks to Karin about her career as one of the UK’s top headhunters, identifying and matching the appropriate people for some of the most demanding executive positions in FTSE’s major companies. Hers is the story of not only enterprise, but also of the challenges of driving diversity on corporation boards, and on combining a life in the commercial sector with a dedication to non-for-profit activities.

'In Context' is RUSI's flagship podcast and comprises a series of interviews with notably figures in security, defence and politics. These conversations track their lives and careers.

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Dr Karin von Hippel

Dr Karin von Hippel became Director-General of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) on 30 November 2015. 

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