Siobhán Moriarty is General Counsel & Company Secretary of Diageo plc. After a number of years in private practice in Dublin and London, including nearly 8 years at Clifford Chance in London, Siobhán joined Diageo in 1997, where she has done a variety of legal roles before becoming General Counsel in 2013 and taking on the combined role of General Counsel & Company Secretary in 2018. Siobhán has been a member of the Diageo Executive Committee since 2013. She is the joint executive sponsor of the company’s inclusion and diversity agenda, which includes a goal of 35% Diageo female leadership by 2020 and 40% by 2025. As part of the FT Innovative Lawyers series, Siobhán was recognised in the 2017 Financial Times list of top 20 global GCs. She was also named in the 2017 and 2018 FT and HERoes Champions of Women in Business lists. Siobhán was also included in the Corporate Counsel 2017 list of transformative women leaders in the law. She received a Legal 500 lifetime achievement award for services to the in-house profession in 2018. Siobhán is also a non-executive director of the Friends Board of the Royal Academy of Arts in London since 2018.