Our members

Chris Stylianou

Chris Stylianou

Chief Operating Officer, UK and Ireland, Sky plc Chris Stylianou was appointed Chief Operating Officer, UK and Ireland, in March 2016, expanding his previous role – Managing Director of Sky’s Customer Service Group – which he has held since August

Deirdre Michie

Deirdre Michie

Chief Executive Oil & Gas UK Deirdre Michie has extensive experience as a senior business leader in the oil and gas industry, upstream, downstream and globally. Ms Michie joined Shell’s downstream operations with an LLB Hons in Scots law, undertaking

Denis Woulfe

Denis Woulfe

Partner and Vice Chairman, Deloitte LLP Denis is a Vice Chairman of the firm and has been a Partner since 1996. Denis served as a Deloitte board member from 2008 to 2015 and lead the South West & Wales regional

Clive Hickman

Dr Clive Hickman

Chief Executive, Manufacturing Technology Centre Prior to joining MTC in January 2011 Clive Hickman had over 35 years engineering experience in several roles within the automotive industry, culminating in the position of Head of Engineering for Tata Motors in India.

Fiona Withey

Dr Fiona Withey

Managing Director UK Clinical Services, PCI (Biotec Services) Fiona gained a BSc in Biology and Chemistry followed by a PhD in Biochemical Engineering from the University of Wales. Prior to joining Biotec Services in 2007 as Director of Business Development,

Emer Timmons

Emer Timmons

CMO and President of Strategic Sales, Brightstar Emer was appointed Chief Marketing Officer and President of Strategic Sales with Brightstar in July 2016.  She leads all aspects of marketing, from branding through to customer execution and sustaining the Brightstar brand,

Fiona Dawson

Fiona Dawson

Global President, Mars Food, Drinks and Multisales Mars to the core, Fiona joined the Mars graduate scheme in 1988 straight from Trinity College, Dublin. Apart from a few years at Pepsi, Fiona has spent her working life with the business

Fiona Woolf

Fiona Woolf, (Dame) DBE

JP, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP Fiona Woolf is an energy and infrastructure lawyer with CMS Cameron McKenna who has advised over 28 governments and the World Bank on energy reforms and infrastructure. She has 25 years’ experience in dealing

Helen Lamprell

Helen Lamprell

Corporate & External Affairs Director, Vodafone Helen Lamprell is Corporate & External Affairs Director for Vodafone UK, where she is responsible for core areas, including government and regulatory affairs, corporate security, legal, risk & compliance, sustainability and media relations. Prior

Jill Shedden

Jill Shedden, MBE

Group Director, HR Centrica Jill joined Centrica as a graduate in British Gas marketing, soon realising that her real passion was for people. Following a number of generalist HR roles, she was appointed HR director in British Gas Business and

John Whelan

John Whelan

HR Director, Programmes and Support, BAE Systems After gaining a Degree in Business and quailifications in Human Resource Management John has worked in a variety of HR roles in Engineering, Technology and Manufacturing businesses. Following Graduation, John spent 6 years

Lynne Atkin

Lynne Atkin

HR Director, Personal and Corporate, Barclays Lynne has over 25 years experience within HR. Working within the energy industry and financial services. Lynne joined Barclays in 2005 becoming the HR Director for UK Retail and Business Banking in 2009. She

Nikki Yates

Nicola (Nikki) Yates

UK General Manager for GSK Nikki Yates is Senior Vice President UK and Ireland Pharmaceuticals and UK General Manager for GSK, a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. Nikki has

Rick Lee

Rick Lee

Chief Human Resources Officer, Willmott Dixon Rick is Chief Human Resources Officer at Willmott Dixon, a privately owned construction and property services company that values innovation, partnership, sustainability and people. Rick started his career at Shell, working in the Middle

Roger Whiteside

Roger Whiteside

Chief Executive, Greggs Roger Whiteside joined the Board of Greggs as NED in 2008 and was appointed CEO in February 2013. He is an experienced CEO with a successful track record spanning both the retail and leisure sectors, prior to

Sue langley

Sue Langley, OBE

Non Executive Chairman, AJ Gallagher UK Sue Langley has extensive Board and international experience as an Executive Director, Non–Executive Director and Chair.  She is currently Non-Executive Chairman for AJ Gallagher UK, Non-Executive Director for UK Asset Resolution, (N Rock Asset

Sue OBrien

Sue O’Brien, OBE

Managing Partner, Ridgeway Partners Sue has over 18 years as a practitioner in board advisory services. Her work within the search industry has focused on board and non-executive appointments in FTSE and AIM listed businesses. With an early career in

Wendy Hallett

Wendy Hallett, MBE

Managing Director, Hallett Retail Wendy Hallett spent 13 years at Arcadia before starting her own business, Hallett Retail Services, in 1999.  Hallett Retail offers a unique concessions concept pulling together fashion, accessory and jewellery brands under one concession umbrella. Today,