Wendy Becker

Wendy Becker
Wendy Becker | Independent Non-Executive Director

Wendy was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 October 2023.

Wendy is a highly experienced Non-Executive Director and has held significant leadership positions in a wide range of global businesses in public, private and non-profit sectors. She possesses a wealth of strategic and consumer marketing expertise in particular across the technology and life sciences sectors.

Wendy has strong executive management experience, having been Chief Executive Officer at Jack Wills Limited, Group Chief Marketing Officer at Vodafone Group plc and Partner at McKinsey & Company. Wendy’s interest in science, healthcare and medical research dates to her time at McKinsey, where she worked with a range of healthcare clients in the US and Europe. This was furthered during the years that she served on the Board of Cancer Research UK. More recently, Wendy spent time as a Non-Executive Director of NHS England and as Chair of the British Heart Foundation.

Wendy has held several Non-Executive Director roles, amongst others, as Chair of the Remuneration Committees of Great Portland Estates plc and Ocado Group plc, as a member of the Remuneration and Audit Committees of Whitbread plc and as Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of Oxford Nanopore Technologies plc.

Through her current and prior roles in technology companies, Wendy adds to the Board’s experience in cyber security.

External appointments:

  • Chair, Logitech International S.A.
  • Vice Chair of the Board and Chair of the Compensation Committee, Sony Group Corporation
  • Member of the governing bodies of the University of Oxford