International affairs advisor Matthew Kirk (London) recently interviewed Paul Forman, CEO of Essentra PLC, and their conversation was recorded for an internal podcast. FTSE 250 company Essentra is a leading global provider of essential components and solutions, with three global divisions: components, packaging and filters. Essentra’s international network extends to 33 countries and includes some 50 principal manufacturing facilities, 30 sales and distribution operations, and four research and development centres. The podcast can be heard here. It provides a fascinating insight into executive decision-making at a time of unprecedented crisis.