Kay Ellen Consolver, resident in London, is an experienced Corporate Director and Charitable Trustee.
In 2016, she was awarded a Certificate of Recognition in Worldwide Who’s Who for achievement of the Highest Order. In 2015, Cranfield University School of Management selected her as one of “100 Women to Watch” in their ‘Female FTSE Board Report’ and Brummell magazine honored her in 2013 as one of 30 inspirational women on Boards in London.
Currently, Kay Ellen serves as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of African Power Corporation, which is raising funds to invest in a diversified portfolio of power assets in Africa to address Africa’s chronic power shortage. She also sits on the Supervisory Board of Thyssen Petroleum, a private oil and gas company, with operating headquarters in Houston for its properties in Louisiana and Alaska and offices in Monaco, London, Amman and Islamabad to oversee acquisition and development of properties in the Middle East.
Previously she served on the Board of Russian Platinum Plc- a Moscow based mining company.
During her 20 years at Mobil Corporation (ExxonMobil), she was Chairman/CEO of 7 global downstream companies, International Treasurer and Assistant General Counsel for Worldwide Legal Services, working in 65 countries. She then joined eLawForum (now DryStone Capital) in Washington, DC, as a Board member and COO, to launch a company to reduce the cost for corporations of outside legal services.
In London, she has also pursued a life-long interest in the theatre, producing plays in London and New York, 5 of which were nominated for industry awards. In recognition of her work, she was elected a Charitable Trustee of LAMDA (the UK’s oldest drama school); The Tricycle Theatre and Theatre 503; and in New York City, St Ann’s Warehouse – all award winning theatres.
The International Women’s Forum UK, of which she is a member, honored her by electing her Chairman. IWF UK, an invitation only organization, is affiliated with the International Women’s Forum, a network of over 5500 women leaders from 34 nations – on whose Board she has served.
She began her career with Cravath, Swaine & Moore, a preeminent New York City law firm. Upon receiving her law degree from Wisconsin University, she was the first woman appointed to clerk for the Wisconsin Supreme Court.