Charlie Field is Deputy Chairman of CPJ Field & Co Ltd, his family business. The firm is the country’s largest family owned funeral directors and traces its roots back to 1690, making it one of the UK’s oldest family businesses. Before taking up his current role, Charlie served as Joint Managing Director. Prior to joining the family company, Charlie held a number of roles in Financial Public Relations and Investor Relations in the City of London advising a broad range of retail and financial services clients.
Charlie is a passionate advocate for family business and its role in promoting responsible corporate citizenship. He speaks regularly on the Field family’s experiences in funeral service over 10 generations. He is a non-executive director of the UK’s Institute for Family Business and chairs the IFB’s National Next Generation Forum.