Flora Okereke is head of global regulatory insights and foresights at BAT, responsible for the analysis and forecasting of international regulatory developments on behalf of BAT’s 180-plus global markets. She has previously held several senior country, regional and global roles at BAT, including legal, corporate and regulatory affairs director for West Africa; head of regulatory affairs for Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe; global head of regulatory strategy and engagement; and senior director of government affairs and international policy at Reynolds American Incorporated Services, a subsidiary of RJR Tobacco based in Washington, D.C.
Flora is an international regulatory & public policy expert, non-executive board director, global advocacy and engagement strategist and also enjoys advising women as a Leadership Coach. She holds an LLB Law degree from the University of Buckingham and is qualified as a barrister of Law at the Inns of Court School of Law, Middle Temple. She is a renowned speaker at global policy conferences. Flora is also a wife, mother and sister to three siblings.