Partner, Reed Smith
In the space where telecom, technology and media converge, Ingrid's ability to understand the often conflicting cultures and expectations of all sides has enabled her to broker complex and innovative deals throughout her 20 years of practice as a digital media, broadcast and communications transaction and regulatory expert. Drawn to Reed Smith's broad international base and specifically its strength within her chosen industry and practice groups; keeping pace with the rapidly changing media landscape has been a key driver in her success to date. Managing expectations, facilitating meaningful discussion and developing multiple strategic scenarios, Ingrid is a proven expert in helping clients succeed in a world where surprise and change lurk around every corner. Consistently recognised by the industry's leading bodies, she feels that much of her success stems from the benefits of having an early, inspirational mentor. As a consequence, she strongly believes in her role in supporting and empowering others, and is fiercely passionate about promoting women in the workplace. A tenacious, creative and committed lawyer, her advice to others is simple. Don't run. Listen. And always be aware of your power to create change.