Nicola Hodson, Independent Non-Executive Director

Nicola brings valuable technology expertise, as well as having extensive experience in business and digital transformation, sales and IT in leading global companies.

Contribution and experience

As Chair of the Remuneration Committee Nicola brings to the role a wide range of experience of international business, government organisations, and dealing with a variety of stakeholders.

Nicola is currently Chief Executive of IBM UK and Ireland and Deputy President of TechUK. Previously she was Vice-President, Global Sales and Marketing, Field Transformation at Microsoft, Chief Operating Officer of Microsoft UK and previously held P&L and sales roles at Siemens, CSC (now DXC) and EY. Nicola is a Non-Executive Director of Beazley plc.

Nicola brings expert level technology knowledge, with her current working experience at the forefront of global organisations. She is also skilled in business and digital transformation, and sales. Nicola is committed to inclusivity and enabling people to realise their full potential, irrespective of their background.

Appointment to the Board:

January 2018

Board committees:

  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Chair of the Remuneration Committee

External Appointments

  • IBM UK and Ireland (Chief Executive)
  • TechUK (Member of the Board)
  • Beazley plc (Non-executive director)