Portrait of Isabel Scholes

Isabel Scholes

CMS Executive Director

CMS Legal Services EEIG
Neue Mainzer Straße 2–4
60311 Frankfurt
Languages English, German

Isabel Scholes has been Executive Director at CMS since October 2021. In her role, she is responsible for all operational functions of CMS Legal Services EEIG, the central service unit for all CMS member firms, covering areas such as cross-border business development, marketing & communications, digital & information technology, risk & compliance, human resources and training as well as financial planning and budgeting. Isabel is based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Isabel is a member of the CMS Executive Team (together with Chairman Pierre-Sébastien Thill and Executive Partner Duncan Weston) and the CMS Executive Committee, which represents all member firms. She also heads CMS's Sustainability Committee and acts as Executive Sponsor for a number of key strategic projects such as CMS's Cybersecurity Threat Response and CMS as a Socially Responsible Business.

Before taking on her current position, Isabel was Director of Business Development, Marketing and Communications at CMS. She joined CMS in 2011 from Reuters where she was Head of News Marketing, EMEA.

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  • M.A., London University, UK, Information Science
  • M.A., St Hugh’s College, Oxford University, UK, English Language & Literature
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