Contribution and experience
Vanessa has extensive experience in senior finance roles across several different, and capital intensive, industries, including real estate, medical devices and telecommunications.
Vanessa is CFO of Land Securities Group plc and has worked in finance for over 20 years. Prior to her role at Land Securities Group plc, Vanessa was CFO of Grainger plc, held a number of senior positions within Unite Group plc, including Deputy Chief Financial Officer, and was UK finance director at SEGRO plc. Vanessa is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and has an Executive MBA from Ashridge.
Vanessa has broad and expert level experience in strategic capital allocation, finance, risk and internal controls at highly successful companies in the UK which is invaluable in her role as Chair of the Audit Committee. She has a comprehensive understanding of large, listed companies’ requirements and brings a rich insight into a broad range of stakeholder perspectives.
Appointment to the Board:
- Chair of the Audit Committee
- Member of the Nomination Committee
- Member of the Remuneration Committee
- Land Securities Group plc (Chief Financial Officer)