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On Board 2021


Louisa Symington-Mills, has joined the LSE-listed fund NB Private Equity Partners as a NED.

Susan Rowland, has joined theThe Scottish Sports Association as a Non- executive director on the SSA Board and member of the Income Generation and Remuneration Committees.

Julia Gregory, hard joined the board of Gateway 14 Limited. She said "I utilised the Women on Boards resource area which has a large number of good articles - the most relevant one I used as a template was one around the information to find out before an interview - this was invaluable."

Both Bev Keogh and Lisa Tennant have joined the Consumer Council for Water as a Non Executive Directors.

Kelly Webb-Lamb, has joined the Jewish Museum London as a Trustee.

Chantelle Whitehead, is now a Trustee at Cheshire and Merseyside Relate.

Pooja Dewan, is now NED in Training with the NHS.

Sam Cooper-Gray, has joined Kent Community Foundation as a Trustee, and also Mason Breese as a NED.

Rosie Deane, has become a Trustee of The Young Women’s Housing Project.

Kathleen Hall, has joined the boards of both SPG-GES and Douglas Products.

Gaenor Bagley, has joined Octopus Titan VCT plc as a NED.

Amanda Capon, has joined The Wiggley Worm as a Trustee.

Alina Kessel, is now a NED at DS Smith.

Marie Holive
, has joined the senior advisory board at This Way Up

Helen Tuddenham has joined the board at  Southdown Housing Association.  

Pretty Sagoo, has joined the board as a NED at  Cardiff University.  Pretty said " I've been a member of WOB for a few years and it has certainly helped with awareness, training, and encouragement."

London Pensions Fund Authority, appoints four new board members, Rita Bajaj, Belinda Howell, Deborah Rees and Clare Scott.  

Charlotte Pederson, has become a board member at  Wizz Air Holdings Plc.  Charlotte said " My promotion came from inside the board, however, I love the support and guidance that you give to women who wish to start a career in the non-exec area! Thank you!"

Elaine Clements, has joined the board at  Multrees Investor Services Limited.

Maria Pombo, has joined the board at European Association of Certified Turnaround Professionals (EACTP).  Maria said " I find the work that WoB do truly inspirational, supporting and encouraging both members as well as Companies in bringing together a more inclusive, diverse, culture enriched, collaborative, broad talented board that not only benefits the development and contribution individual members make to the board but to all the stakeholders of the business."

Laura McPhee, has joined the board at  Sellincourt Primary School.  Laura said " Terrific advice every step of the way. Great induction followed by terrific interview advice for your first board role."

Shimi Shah has become a board member at The Royal Mint.

Sally Hannah, has joined the board of The National Association of Able Children in Education (NACE). "WOB has been very helpful in my search for NED/Trustee appointments in general, in terms of materials, CV support, personal statement advice, webinars and also offering the 1:1 pre-interview discussion... I am so pleased, and thank you to WOB for your ongoing support!."

Heather Lawrence, has joined the board of Melrose Industries PLC.

Dagmar Kent Kershaw, is now NED at Volta Finance.

Sophie Wright, is now a Committee member at  EWOB.  She said " I am an avid member, fully energised by the truly inspiring Fiona Hathorn and the wonderfully supportive team at WoB UK, as well as all the talented and ambitious peer."

Noella Hacquard, has joined as a Trustee St Christopher's Fellowship which provides fostering, residential & support for children & young people in care so they can be safe, happy & achieve their potential.  Noella said " What an honor it is to be named as a Trustee.  I am grateful for this wonderful opportunity, and foresee a future full of possibility and excitement.  I look forward to beginning this grand, new adventure.  Thank you Rachel for your support with the interview prep!"

Sarah Frost, has become a board member at  Electrical Safety First

Nehir Kirlar Ozel, has joined the board at  CARIS Islington.  She said " WOB's meetings, webinars and all the inspiration it gave me were instrumental in getting my first board position. Thank you.​"

Wendy Devolder, has joined the board at  The Haskell Foundation.  Wendy said " I have found WOBs resources and events all of high quality and valuable, and recommend anyone sitting on Boards (or considering to join a Board in the future) to explore and participate in these."

Sue Douthwaite, is now a NED at Melton Building Society.

Camilla Poulton, has joined England Netball as a Disciplinary Panellist.

Myfanwy Barrett has joined the board at  The Pensions Ombudsman.  She said " I have benefited hugely from the support of WoB in building my non-exec career, from cv writing and interview advice to a wide range of events about different types of boards, a dedicated session on Public Appointments and opportunities to meet more experienced NEDs. Recently the peer support group really motivated me to keep trying, and was a brilliant way to develop better applications, presentation and interview skills. Thanks to WoB I can now say that I have a portfolio career!"

Lisa Lim, is now an Investment committee member at CFA UK.

Helen Sachdev, has joined McKay Securities Plc as a Member of the audit and risk, nomination and remuneration committees.

Jem Greenwell, has joined Ethos Academy Trust as a NED. She said "Women on Boards resources have helped me with my NED CV, refreshed and enhanced my understanding Board Papers particularly in a charity setting. Being a member has widened my network and also reinforced my view of the the need to have a balanced and diverse Board especially due to the vital roles that Non Executive Directors play, paid or not. Thank you !"

Patricia Rodrigues Jenner, is now Independent member of the investment committee at GLIL Infrastructure.

Julie Ashworth, has been appointed as Senior Governor at Aberdeen University.  You can read more about the appointment here.

Helena Vinnicombe
is now a board member and NED at Lowland Investment Company.  Helena said " I attended an introductory seminar at WoB and a follow up session on fine tuning my CV, both of which I found very useful and informative and which helped my search for a NED position."

Louisa Macdonell is now a board member at Social Investment Scotland.  She said " I've been working through the great CV process on the website which has been a huge help in understanding the difference of a board CV and the pre-interview support the day before my interview was invaluable.  Thanks to all at WoB, couldn't have got my first board appointment without you."

Jacqueline Planner is now a Trustee at Traffik Analysis Hub, an anti human trafficking charity which operates globally.  Jacqueline will also be chairing the risk, audit and compliance sub committee on the board.  She said " WOB supported me with applying for NEDs, how to position my C.V and how to approach charities I was interested in when no role was advertised.  They gave me confidence and showed me how to be straight talking and to the point.  This brilliant advice paid off as the charity I approached was about to add trustees to their board.  I landed this role and have one other charity also interested in my C.V.  Thank you - it paid off!"

Fiona Sheridan, Sian Morgan, Naomi L'Estrange, Philippa Hardwick, Fiona Hathorn, Tracey Grove, Pamela Stacey, Alice Bordini-Staden and Danielle Stewart have been appointed to the board of the Financial Reporting Council's Advisory Panel. You can read more here.

Fiona Sheridan, has joined UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) as an External member and member of the Audit, Risk and Performance Committee.

Natalie Fortescue, has joined the board of Serinus Energy Plc (AIM listed). She will also Chair the ESG Committee.

Helen Sachdev, has joined the audit and risk, nomination and remuneration committees at McKay Securities Plc.


Joanna Baldwin, has joined Dudley Building Society as a NED. She said "Women on Boards is always there with timely and relevant support whenever you need it - a real benefit to treasure when competing for appointments in the competitive NED space"

Perdita Fraser, has been appointed as Chair at National Numeracy. You can read more about the appointment here.

Helene Brichet, has joined Fairer Finance as a board member.  She said "I am impressed by the quality of roles advertised on Women on Board and by the variety of events and advice at hand.  Thank you for the brilliant support I have received on how to build a portfolio career, and on practical steps such as building a NED CV and preparing for a NED role interview!"

Moni Mannings, has joined Cazoo as a NED.

Dr Alison Vincent, has joined  Bytes Technology Group Plc as an Independent NED and Chair of the Remuneration Committee.  She said " Women on Boards were key to getting me started on my NED Portfolio journey."

Patricia Corsi, has joined Tate & Lyle Plc.  She said "The pre-interview support was excellent, with speedy response and insightful thoughts."

Patrizia Canziani, has joined Illimity Bank as a board member.  She said "Although this position was not posted on WoB, over time I gained huge benefit from Women on Board.  The occasional talk/webinar on various topics, WoB's availability to discuss doubts and questions - always very promptly, the privilege of getting access to people with the right experience and background to prepare for interviews, and in general being part of a much larger group of like minded professionals."

Melissa Upjohn, has joined an animal welfare charity Communities for Horses as a Trustee.  " WoB's webinars, discussion forum and online resources were super helpful in enabling me to understand how to explain the value I could add to a charity as a trustee - many thanks WoB!"

Atiya Gourlay, has joined the Royal Pavilion and Museums Trust as a Trustee.  She said " I was inspired by a WoB member who encouraged me to look for board roles that resonated with my personal interests.  Following her advice, I became a WoB member, and truly appreciated your initial intro webinar, which helped me to identify my strengths.  I have found the personal stories of others motivating - great to be part of this network!  Thanks to Women on Boards for their fantastic resources."

Ciara Danes, has joined Learning by Heart as a Trustee, a role which she saw advertised on the WOB Vacancy Board. She said "This is my first Board role since joining Women on Boards. My advice - take it all in. As many other candidates have mentioned, the events, podcasts, board CV resources and pre interview support are invaluable. Your expertise and support have undoubtedly helped me to secure this appointment."

June Aitkin, is now NED at PEAL Investments UK. "Women on Boards has been enormously supportive. You provide a wealth of fantastic resources such as the podcasts, events, courses and direct access to the team, which have all helped me identify what skills and capabilities I can offer, manage interviews better, and to contribute more in the boardroom."

Tina Kokkinos, has joined British Rowing as a NED. "I had some fantastic and relevant advice in preparing for the interview including the specific challenges of this sector and type of role. In addition, I find Women on Boards the GO TO place for NED's for advice, help, support and learnings , irrespective of what stage in the journey as a NED you are."

Samantha Barrell, is now NED at Assura plc. She said "I found your CV review session very helpful and the FTSE NED session. I also find all your posts re new board roles very useful."

Ratna Kakkar, has joined Africa Excellence Research Fund UK as a board member. "Women on Boards' CV  Masterclass really helped me to structure my CV while applying for NED and Trustee roles".

Malado Kaba, has joined the board of Orabank Guine. She said "The women in this network are an inspiration in many ways. I kept on reading many of the articles and blogs too."

Anne Woodley is now a Trustee at RNIB "The Women on Boards weekly open board positions gave me access to the Board positions I found most interesting... I would not have even known about the position, or had the first idea where to start to apply had it not been for Women on Boards."

Marcia Cantor-Grable, has joined the Board of BNYMellon SA NV Brussels, Belgium as Chair of the Risk Committee and member of the Audit Committee.

Alison Thorne, has been appointed to the Welsh Government public appointments panel. Read the official statement here.

Marina Bond, has joined the British Rheumatology Society as a Trustee.

Rebecca Buckley, is now a Trustee at Community First Yorkshire.

Ijeoma Okoli, is now NED at Aldermanbury Investments Limited.

Allison Strachan, has joined Fleetville Infants & Nursery PTA as a Governor.

Deborah Richards, is now NED at CapEQ Limited.

Janyce Holmes, has joined the Board of Edinburgh College. "I found the Board CV Masterclass very helpful in responding to the recruitment process . Thank you."

Irene Hazlie, has joined the Board of Positive Changes Scotland (incorporating Grace Chocolates)

Jodi Cartwright, has joined Found Limited as a NED. She said "I used the excellent resources on the website and Women on Boards courses to help me compile my CV. These focused my mind that a Board CV is a very different thing from a normal CV, as well as providing practical help. I secured an interview for the very first board position I applied for, and a position with the second application."

Liz Curran, has been appointed as a Board Member of Rosewood Housing Limited, who are a subsidiary of Inland Homes PLC. Liz has also joined Octavia as an Independent Committee Member and will serve on the Finance Committee and the Audit and Risk Committee. She said "Re-joining Women on Boards last summer helped me as I started an intensive campaign to build on my single existing NED appointment. You provided information, encouragement and support. The pre-interview conversation was particularly useful. "

Shimi Shah, has joined the Royal Mint as a NED.

Hazel Flynn, has joined Waterloo Community Counselling as a Trustee.

Linda Csellak, has joined the board of Jockey Club Sarah Roe School, Hong Kong. "WOB has definitely helped me to become more assertive in 'putting myself out there" for INED roles"

Sobia Shamim, has become a Trustee at We are Family Adoption.

Sophie Vasquez, is now a Trustee at Age Cymru West Glamorgan​."I had amazing support from WOB through each step from when first considering whether joining a board was for me through to preparing my board CV, 1-on-1 support preparing for me interview and deciding whether the role was right for me. So grateful for the guidance and advice and having someone to speak to who could share their own experience was invaluable. "

Lisa Upchurch, has joined the board of Park Yoga.

Tazim Essani,
has joined Quilter (FTSE 250) as a NED and member of the Board Remuneration Committee.

Deepti Jerath, is now NED at Innisfree Housing Association. She said "Women on Board's CV preparation resources as well as the 1-on-1 interview support was fantastic and really helped me position myself for my first board position"

Alexia Tye, has joined the board of International Bureau for Children's Rights.

Stephanie Liston, is now Chair at BSG.

Ijeoma Okoli,
has joined Aldermanbury Investments Limited as a NED.

Gillian Singh, is now an Associate Digital NED at North West Ambulance service.

Carolyn Donoghue, has been appointed to the Board of Governors at University West of England. She said "This is my second board role since joining Women on Boards and I continue to find the events, podcasts , resources and support invaluable."

Kelsey Lynn Skinner, is now Independent Committee Member, Finance Committee and member of the Audit and Risk Committee at Mirriad.

Fiona Reed, has joined the board of Gipsland Grammar as a NED.

Daniela Barone Soares, is now NED at IHG Hotels and Resorts.

Yve Buckland, is now Chair at Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care system.

Shilpa Thaki-Green, has joined Clowns without Borders as a Trustee-Treasurer. 

Nia Roberts, has joined EPSRC as part if its Strategic Advisory Network. You can read more about the apointment here.

Shefaly Yogendra, is now Chair of Nomination Committee at Temple Bar (TMPL).

Rowan Gardner, has joined Digital Health and Care Wales as an Independant Member. She said "Women on Boards is a great investment to move your career into the Board Room.  The advice is clear, concise and insightful.  I am particularly grateful for [the] pre interview preparation which made a transformative difference to me and resulted in my first appointment."

Vicki Reay, has joined Katherine House Hospice as a Trustee. She said regarding Women on Boards events- "[you] certainly helped me to understand how to clearly articulate my transferable executive skills not only for a Non Executive role but also for a new environment, in this case the charity sector."

Siu-Wai Ng, has joined The Retired Officers Allowance Scheme Investment Board of the Salvation Army International Trustee Company.

Dr Ronda Zelezny-Green, has joined the Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) at the United Nations Foundation as an Advisory Council Member.

Andrea Minton Beddoes, has joined Reaction Engines Ltd as a NED.

Alex Cole-Hamilton, has become a Trustee at the Sophie Hayes Foundation.

Bola Oladimeji,
is now Trustee at GiG / GodisGiving.

Kathryn Morgan, has joined Marshmallow Insurance as a NED.

Maeve Walsh, has joined Connection at St Martin's as a Trustee.

Rachel Miller, is now a Board Member at Soho Housing. She said -"I found the Women on Boards website invaluable for demystifying the world of Board positions and the process of finding the right one."

Saz Willey, has joined the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales as Vice-Chair.

Anino Emuwa, is now Member of the Board of Governors at Nottingham Trent University.

Dominique Carrie, has joined 28 Too Many as a Trustee. She said - "Women on Board's Board CV resources and the one-on-one interview support were very helpful in securing this Trustee position."

Alla Bashenko​, is now Independent Member of Audit & Risk Committee and Investment Committee at Parkinson's UK.

Lydia Bailey,
is now Chair at Thyroid UK.

Heather Savory,
is now a NED a Big Yellow.

Mary Agbesanwa, has joined GirlGuiding UK as a Trustee.

Sophie Rossini, has joined the board of DHT Holdings.

Catherine Wall, is now Chair at MSS.

Deborah O'Neill,
is now a Trustee at GirlGuiding UK. She said "Women on Boards helped me identify positions that met my interests and would allow me to use my skills to make a difference. Their online resources really helped me to shape my CV appropriately for the role. Highly recommended!"

Anne Harrison,  is now NED at Solicitors Regulation Authority and Littleborough Arts Festival. She said "Women on Boards gave me the confidence to keep on applying for roles and to understand the sort of roles I was likely to be successful with."

Tazim Essani, has joined the board of City of London Investment Group PLC.

Manjiry Tamhane, had joined Land Securities Group plc as a NED.

Azra Kirkby, is now a Trustee at the Yorkshire Museums Trust​.

Susanne Alfs, has joined FMBcapital Holdings plc as a NED. She said - "Our network encouraged me to accept the responsibilities that come with this NED role for a listed company and increased my confidence."

Louise Wilson, is now NED at A2 Dominion Group. She said of the support she recieved - "[the] support really helped me get my first NED role, and I am very grateful I am a Women on Boards member!! Thank you so much"

Brit Schönenberger, has joined Swiss Automotive Group as a NED.

Helen Brown, has joined RNWL as a NED.

Kay Boycott,
is now NED at Private Healthcare Information Network.

Ursula Heng, has joined We and AI as Trustee and advisory board member.

Lamé Verre, has joined both Lean In Energy as Co-Chair and Blenheim High School as Governor.

Miriam Patterson, has been appointed as a new Commissioner to the US-UK Fulbright Commission.

Neelu Agarwal, has joined Second Step as a Trustee. -"Thank you to the Women on Boards team - your resources and webinars were invaluable."

Sue Schilling, is now a Trustee at Alopecia UK.

Susan Hopper, has joined Moonpig.com as a NED.

Catherine Fallon, has joined the State Hospital Board as a NED. She said that she - "found the webinars and information online invaluable in considering the content of my applications and covering letters".

Elisabeth Scott, is now Chair at AIC.

Sarah Beckwith, is now NED and also a member of the Development and Assets Committee at Abri Housing Association.

Fiona Morris, has joined Make UK as a NED. She said - "the online learning to create an NED CV is excellent and the 1:1 review with Alison Thorne built confidence and was great guidance".

Jayne Souter, is now a Trustee at Ferne Animal Sanctuary.

Deborah Davies
, is now NED at Diaceutics PLC. She said that she finds Women on Boards a "Good supportive network to stay connected with."

Jacquie Nnochiri, has joined NCS as a Trustee.

Emily Cox MBE, is now Deputy Chair at CBI (Confederation of British Industry).

Ali Harrison,
has joined  the National Health Service Products Appeal tribunal as a lay member.

Fiona Daniel, has become Non-Executive Director position with Thera Trust East Midlands Board. She said- "Thank you Women on Boards... anyone wanting to get ahead Women on Board resources and support is just the website and membership you need to get you there."

Sarah Tindall, has become a Trustee at Age UK Sheffield. Of the support she received she said-  "Women on Boards has been a tremendous help in clarifying the NED role and what specific qualities and skills are required. This has been professionally backed up with relevant and purposeful training sessions and a one-to-one expert phone call prior to my second only interview and my first appointment.

Clare Williams, is now board member at OperaUpClose. She said "Many of the seminars and sessions I attended during 2019 and 2020 definitely helped me prepare for interviews".

Catriona Standingford, has joined the board of Capsel Ltd.

Anjali Ramachandran, joined Chayn as a Trustee.

Lisa Fox, has joined the board of Disability Snowsport UK after seeing the role advertised on the Women on Boards Vacancy Page.

Lynette Eastman, has joined  the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology as a NED. She is also Chair of the Renumeration committee.

ON BOARD 2020

Denise Jagger, is now a Trustee at National Trust.

Sally Bennett, has joined BerGenBio as a NED. She said- "Being a member of Women on Boards helped me on my journey through access to workshops and events as well as a CV review!"

Anna Daroy, has joined the board of The International Governance and Compliance Association (IGCA)​.

Tanya Castell,
is now an external member of the Prudential Regulation Committee (PRC). You can read the announcement here.

Christina Renner-Thomas, has become a Trustee at Prostate Cancer Research.

Sally Penni, is now Bencher at The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn​.

Natasha Dos Passos,
is now Trustee and Treasurer at London garden Trust.

Brigid Whoriskey,
has become Vice Chair at Causeway. You can read the announcement here.

Jayne Souter, has become a non-executive director for Cornerstone Housing in Exeter. She said "I am very impressed with the support we get as members from your organisation and will  certainly be renewing my membership next year".

Alison Roswell, is now member of the Audit, Risk and Assurance Committee at the  Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy​.

Liz Edwards,
has joined the Dorset Local Economic Partnership as a NED.

Laura Dabbs, is now Board Member at Healthwatch Hillingdon.

Elaine Venables,
has become a Trustee at Age Cymru West Glamorgan. She said of the support she received - "Women on Boards has given me the confidence to go for it and to believe in myself."

Georgina Brittain, has joined the board of QCA (Quoted Companies Alliance).

Debbie Rees,
is now an independent member of the ALCS Investment Committee.

Gillian Carmichael Lemaire, is now NED at The Scottish Arbitration Centre.

Elizabeth Baxter,
has joined POWERful Women as a Trustee.

Tamara Crawford, is now NED at JP Morgan.

Karen Finlayson,
has joined the Supervisory Board at PWC.

Natalie Pascoe, has joined the Audit sub-committee at England Boxing.

Elizabeth Martine, has joined The Parochial Church Council of The Ecclesiastical Parish of St Nicholas, Chislehurst as a Trustee.

Nala Wolsfold, is now NED at Market Harborough Building Society.

Ann Allan, had joined the Water Industry Commission for Scotland as a NED. Ann said of the support she recieved "attending the Women on Boards half day workshop gave me the confidence to consider more substantive non-executive roles.... A thank you to Women on Boards"

Kay Boycott, is now Member of the Independent Audit Committee at London Fire Brigade.

Christine Foster,
has joined the Natural Environment Research Council as a NED after attending a Women on Boards CV Review webinar. Christine said that the session was "the single most practical bit of learning I've done in the last decade. I loved the way we weren't able to be passive attendees on the day, and the follow-up was so structured. I was set up for success by your support."

Trisha McAuley, is now Independant Chair at SSEN Inclusive Service Panel.

Anne Ruth Herkes, is now NED at Brookfield Business Partners.

Sophie O'Conner, has joined Sanne (FTSE 250) as a NED.

Laura McPhee, is now Board Member at Lambeth's Virtual School. She said- "Women on Boards' have been a driving force for me!".

Ali Harrison, has joined Styal Prison as an Independent Monitoring Board Member.

Sue Primmer, is now NED at The Chartered Banker Institute.

Victoria Cope, is now UK Council member at World commerce and contracting.

Grace Vandercruze MBA, CPA, has joined The Doctors Company, the nation's largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer as a NED.

Bronagah Kennedy, has joined Wolseley UK as a NED.

Sarah Pinch, is now NED at Manx Care.

Seema Kenndey OBE,
has joined Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) as a NED.

Merryn Myatt, has joined Nantwich Museum as a Trustee.

Nicola Bruce, is now NED at Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat).

Mandy Pike, has joined Investment Trust Personal Assets Trust ( PAT )​ as a NED.

Helen Stevenson, is now NED and Chair of the remuneration committee at IG.

Natasha Gibson, is now Chair of Chagos Conservation Trust​.

Alison Vincent, has joined the board of SEI Investments (Europe) Limited (SIEL). Alison will serve as a member of the Nomination, Remuneration, Risk and Audit and Compliance Committees of SIEL. You can read the press release here.

Christine Higgins, is now NED at MACQUARIE CAPITAL (Europe) Limited.

Annette Nabavi, has joined the board of Efficient Frontiers International (EFI).

Elisabeth Stheeman, is now a Member of the Audit and Risk Comittee for AIIBRead the press release here.

Frances Earl, has been appointment as Non Executive Director at RWS Holdings plc and Chair of Remuneration committee. 

Sandi Dosanjh, has joined the FA Women's National League as Independent Chair.

Julie Currie, is now NED at Tesco Bank.

Noelle Rumball
has joined the board (and audit committee) of Leeds Arts University​

Julia Gregory has joined the board of Conserv Group.

Helen Brown, has joined the Regulation Board of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries as a lay member. Helen found this role on our Vacancy Page.

Sheryl Jermyn, is now Board Trustee at Borderline.

Mandy Donald, has joined Gowling WLG as a NED.

Sarah David, is now Chair at Voice 21, a role she found on the Women on Boards Vacancy Page.

Nicola Fowler, has joined Aoibhneas as a Trustee.

Kitty Ussher, has been appointed as Non-Executive Dircetor at both Revolut and London LGPS CIV Limited.

Karen Smout, has joined Ipswich Borough Council as Independent member to the Audit and Governance Committee.

Olivia Jenkins, has been appointed Trustee of Afrikids, a role she saw on the WoB website. 

Lindsay Dodsworth, has been appointed Governor and member of the Investment Committee at Goodenough College.

Luca Zerbini, has joined both qiibee and Climax Community as a Non Executive Dircetor.

Dina Railean, is now Chair, Moldovan Electoral Committee at Embassy of the Republic of Moldova in London.

Maria Darby-Walker, has joined the board of Amigos Loans as a NED.

Jenny Knott, is now NED and Chair of the remuneration committee at Gresham Tech.

Fiona Gillespie, has joined the Steering Committee at Future Asset.

Moni Mannings, has joined the board at Hargreaves Lansdown, a FTSE 100 company.

Patricia Rodrigues​, is now NED at Aquila Capital.

Yoko Dochi, has joined JP Morgan Japanese Investment Trust (FTSE 350) as a Non Executive Director, a role that was advertised on the Women on Boards Vacancy Page.

Lisa Blackett, has been appointed to the board of NHS National Services
Scotland.


Carolyn Poretta, has joined the Treasury Committee of Optivo, a G-15 housing association; the Investment Committee of the Royal Academy of Engineering; and has been appointed as a full board member of Molo, a UK Fintech. She said: "Thank you again to Women on Boards for what you do. It's amazing on so many accounts."

Louise Wilson, is now Trustee at Thames Reach, a role she saw on the Women on Boards Vacancy Page.

Martha Mghendi-Fisher,
has joined Bleu as a NED.

Sarah Fowler, is now NED at both EY Foundation, Mpac Group plc and Chair at BHSF.

Jackie Gray, is now  Chair of the Governing Board at Shooters Hill 6th Form College.

Sarah Turnall, has joined the board of Coastal Housing group.

Rita Bajaj,
has joined Hargreaves Lansdown as Non Executive Dircetor. You can read the press release here.

Alicia Reyes, is now Board Member at Banco Sabadell.

Lizzie Wells, has become a Trustee for the Phyllis Tuckwell hospice, a role she found on the Women on Boards Vacancy Page.

Anna Daroy, has joined The Rural Policy Group as a council member.

Lopa Patel MBE DUniv, has become a council member at The Open University.

Carolyn Donoghue, is now Chair of the Welsh Wound Innovation Initiative Limited​.

Paola Bergamaschi Broyd,
has joined Arrow Global (FTSE) as a Non Executive Director.

Karen Hands, is now Trustee at Community Forest Trust.

Georgina Mitchell, has joined Crealogix MBA as an independent board advisor.

Alexandra Innes, is now Independent Board Director for 2023 Cycling World Championships Limited.

Susan Webster, is now NED at One Manchester Housing Association.

Angela Henderson,  has joined the board of Macquarie Capital (Europe) Limited where she will also chair the Risk Committee.

Olivia John, has joined CARIS Islington as a Trustee, London South East Colleges as a Governor and also The SEED Project as a Trustee.

Rituja Rao, is now Trustee at Being Woman -"Since receiving the Women on Boards bursary, I have woken up to a new career avenue that I wasn't aware of at all! Women on Boards UK has enabled me to pursue a Board career very early on in my career."

Parveen Malik, has joined the board of The Yorkshire Cricket Board (YCB). You can read more here.

Anne Cruikshank, is now a Trustee at HERA (Her Equality Rights & Autonomy).

Sonja Gayle,
has joined Sheffield Race Equality Comission (SREC) as serving comissioner and also Sheffield City Council as Comissioner 

Rosie Bichard, has beenappointed as an Independent Member of Royal London’s Independent Governance Committee. "Many thanks to all the WOB UK team for your support with the process, including arranging a call ahead of my interview."

Caroline Cartellieri, has joined EcoHydra as a NED.

Hilda Worth, has joined Institute for Jewish Policy Research as a Board member.

Selina-Valencia McDonald, has joined Homelessness Impact as a Trustee.

Zeina Hatem Popovic, is now NED at EcoHydra.

Susan McErlain, is now a NED a Trackwise Designs, an AIM Listed Technology Group. This role was advertised on the Women on Boards Vacancy page.

Sian Herbert, is now Independent Non-Executive Director at HBL Bank UK.

Luca Zerbini, has joined EcoHydra as a NED.

Rosie Halfhead, is now NED at Positive Money.

Linda Forbes, has joined National Energy Foundation as a NED.

Luna Zaman, is now a Trustee at Oxfordshire Mind.

Karen Furlong, has joined Triodos Bank UK as a NED.

Paul Hewitt has been appointed Trustee on the Board of Rusthall Lodge Care Home in Tunbridge Wells. "A BIG thank you to the WOB team who helped me in preparing my CV!"

Ri Chakraborty, has joined Norwich University of the Arts as a Board Member, deputy chair of the Nominations Committee and member of the Appointments Committee.

Jo Evans, has joined Mobius Life Limited as a NED and member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.

Paula Haynes, has joined the Science Council as an Independent Trustee. "I am really enjoying my journey with Women on Boards - This is the third Independent Board/ Panel position I have sourced from your jobs Board.  I really appreciate all of the advice, support and input I have received from you all.​"

Susan Humble, has been appointed by the Lord Chancellor to the Tribunal Procedure Committee, following a  recruitment process run by the Ministry of Justice.

Cath Brown,
has joined Reclaim as a Trustee.

Lucy Walker, is now NED at Henderson International Income Trust.

Lucy McClements has been appointed an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of the Mansfield Building Society​

Kuldeep Kaur has joined MyBigCareer as a Trustee.

Lucy Winskill, is now Chair at North East Local Enterprise Partnership​.

Helen Copinger-Symes, has joined DHL (Foundation) as an Independent investment committee member.

Olga Pascault Fedotov, has joined both the Independent Directors Association (Russia) as Co-chair of the ESG Committee and the Russian Chapter as Co-Founder and Chair of the management committee. Both positions are based in Moscow, Russia.

Linda Owen, has been appointed as Lay Chairperson for the UK Council of Psychotherapists. Linda is a participant in our Bursary programme, she said: "Thank you for the support provided by the Women on Boards Bursary so far. This is another very valuable step on my journey, so thank you for all the help!".

Aurore Lecanon, has joined ORIC International as a NED.

Angela Henderson, has become a Trustee at CW+, the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Charity and also Governor at Westminster Abbey Choir School​.

Christine Cross, is now Chair at ODDBOX and also Independent Chair and Remco chair at Clipper.

Karen Jordan, has been appointed as an NED and Chair of the Audit Committee and Nominations & Remuneration Committee for JN Bank UK Limited.

Heather Benjamin
, has joined the board of BlueLight Commercial which will be working with police forces across England and Wales to transform their commercial and procurement functions. 

Rosehanna Chowdhury, has joined the EY Foundation as a Trustee and member of its Audit, Risk and Assurance Committee.

Karen McClellan, has joined the Advisory Board of the Environmental Solutions Fund for TT International.

Belinda Deery,
is joining The Bath & Mendip Partnership Trust as a Trustee.

Trisha McAuley, is now Board Member at Transport Focus, and Independant Chair at Market Code Arrangements Panel.

Liv Corbishley, has joined both Brighton Therapy Centre as a Trustee and Grace Eyre charity as Chair.

Jane Robson Blanchard, is now NED at Scout Store.

Valerie Gordon-walker, had become Board Member at Tokio Marine Kiln.

Moni Mannings, has joined Easyjet as a NED. "Women on Boards has been an important part of my journey to date so thank you ".

Rebecca Ganz, is now NED at BlueSkeye AI.

Tazim Essani, has joined both the Royal Horticultural Society as a risk and audit committee member, and Sovereign Housing Association as a Member remuneration committee.

Karen Govier, has joined Northamptom Academy Trust as a NED.

Susan Sternglass Noble, is now NED at Asia Dragon Trust plc. "The assistance I have received over the years from WoB has been invaluable in developing my skills and experience.  So thank you once again!"

Gail Wanyoike, has joined Tree Foundation UK as a Trustee.

Thea Crawshaw, has joined Essex Blind Charity (Essex sight) as a Trustee.

Gail Emerson, is now Co-opted Trustee at ZETETICK.

Cosette Reczek, is now Chair at Citizens Advice Lewisham.

Heather Goodhew, has joined Else holding LTD as a NED.

Jess McBeath, is now Advisory committee member for Scotland at Ofcom.

Anna Dingely, has joined the board of Nihon M&A Center.

Katherine Scott, is now a Trustee at Stitches in Time. She said "I joined WOB to gain the insights and resources on preparing a board CV and preparing for an interview, which I found to be greatly helpful and no doubt I wouldn’t have obtained this position without your help. I have recommended WOB to other women in my organisation looking for a board role."

Kathryn Morgan, has joined Co-op Insurance as a NED. "I found the WOB support really useful, especially the CV and personal statement help. Now I aim to use the new NED webinars to help me be as effective as possible."

Dorothy Burwell, has been appointed to board of Post Holdings, a public consumer packaged goods company in the US and owner of Weetabix. You can read the press release here.

Clare Weaver, has joined the Japan Society of the UK as a Trustee. She said: "I have found all of the information and events that WOB have provided over the years to be instrumental in me securing this role now. So a big thank you for all the support and information!"

Victoria Jackson, is now Trustee at Holy Cow, a role she saw advertised on our vacancy board.

Sue Anstiss, has joined Leisure Focus as a Trustee.

Katherine Theobald, is now Trustee at Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.

Beatrice Devillon-Cohen, has joined European Investment Bank (Luxemburg) as an Audit Comittee Member.

Caroline Stephens, has joined CI&T as Advisory Growth Director.

Rhian Thomas, has joined Cardiff & Vale University Health Board (NHS) as Independent Board Member

Erin McEachren, is now NED at Conexus Healthcare.

Ayse Süvari, has joined Humanity & Inclusion UK as a Trustee. She said " Thank you for all your support!....You have a truly great platform which I visit regularly and will continue to do so."

Shayne Ramsay, is now a Trustee for the RSPCA (SE Branch), a role she saw advertised on the Women on Boards vacancy page.

Lesley Anne Nash, has joined St James Place plc (FTSE 100) as a NED.

Sophie Taylor, is now Chair at Valleys to Coast.

Roberta Casali, is now Chair at Tages Capital SGR.

Angela Lane, is now NED at Blackrock Throgmorton Trust plc.

Karin Schmitt, has joined the Cambridge Steiner School as a Trustee. "Thank you for your support on my board journey​."

Charlotte Pedersen, has become NED at Wizz Air Holdings Plc- a FTSE 250 company.

Elizabeth Renshaw-Ames, has added to her already diverse porfolio, by joining the Aviva Master Trust as Chair. 

Susan McErlain,
has become non-executive director of Trackwise Plc, an AIM Listed company. The position was advertised on the Women on Boards vacancy board by First Flight Non-executive Directors headhunters. 

Debbie Rees, has joined CBF Funds Trustee Ltd as NED and Member of the Audit Committee.

Vikki Macloed, has joined MDDUS as NED.

Rebekah Roebuck,
is now Trustee at Options for life, a role she saw advertised on the Women on Boards Vacancy Page.

Nicola Berry,
has joined the Lincolnshire Co-operative Ltd as Governance Committee member and Search Committee member.

Catherine Fallon, has joined the Mungo Foundation as a Chair.

Vikki Macleod, is now Chair at LiberEat.

Helena Philips, 
is now Chair of the White Rose Academies Trust Board.

Elena Lokteva, has joined St Andrews Healthcare as both NED and Chair of the Audit and risk Committee.

Anne Spackman has joined the board at Profusion and has also become Independant Director at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Lisa Attenborough, is now NED at Future Fit Foundation.

Parveen Malik, has joined Mind Bradford as a Trustee.

Nicolina Andall, is now Lay Member of the London Recruitment Advisory Committee.

Hilary Cross, has joined the Ideas Foundation as a board member and also the Prisoners’ Education Trust as Deputy Chair. 

Sekai Mutambirwa,
is now NED at Hertfordshire LEP. "I applied for the position on Linkedin at the beginning of the year after registering with WOB, completing the NED CV tutorial and completing my own NED CV. I look forward to more board roles! A huge thank you to you and the WOB team!!!".

Peggy Vance is now non-magistrate member for the London Recruitment Advisory.

Rosie Bailey, has joined Forest Holidays as a NED

Camilla Poulton, is now Non-Magistrate Member at the London Advisory Recruitment Committee for Magistrates.

Sophie Gilibert has joined RedR as Treasurer.

Virginia Grant, is now Chair of the Sprot Trust.

Liz Lockwood is now Member of the audit and risk committee for the Samaritans.

Alison Vincent, has joined Connected Places as a NED.

Jane Player, is now NED at The London Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation.

Michelle Leavesly, has joined the Warwickshire County Cricket Club as Senior Independent Director.

Jane Comerford, is now Chair of Governors at St Marks Primary School.

Servane Mouazan, is now Trustee for The People Who Share.

Mwenya Kawesha,
has joined the Royal Court Theatre as  a NED.

Meenakshi Anand, join Community Schools Trust in East London. 

Heather Blythe, joins National Museums Liverpool as a NED.

Rebecca Urang,
has become an Advisory Board Member at ASPIeRations.

Joanne Web, is now Board Advisor at Uncrowd.

Tanit Curry,
has joined both the Noodle Factory as a Strategic Advisor, and Nursery Book as a NED.

Alexandra Innes, has joined both All England Lawn Tennis as a Trustee, and also Knight Frank LLP as Non Executive Adviser and member of the Group Executive Board.

Marianne Økland, has joined the Professional Rugby Board (PRB) as a NED. 

Alison Flemming, is now NED at Premier Miton.

Carole Bridget Presern, has joined the Wellcome Trust Psychosis Flagship as an Advisory Board Member.

Jenny Knot, has been appointed as NED for Simply Health.

Denise Everall,
has been appointed NED of Maitland. 

Keri Pratt
, WOBSX graduate, has been appointed to Board of Guild Trustee Services, trustee for Guild Super & Childcare Super


Laura Todd,  has been appointed as Advisory Board Member at Salary Finance.

Frances Illingworth, has been appointed as trustee of the Institute of Historical Research, a position she saw advertised on the Women on Boards' Vacancy Board.  She said, "I wanted to thank everyone at Women on Boards for being great Corporate Partners with WPP and also introducing me to the opportunities for Board roles and the guidance to get there". 

Alina Kessel, has been appointed to the board of DS Smith (a FTSE 100 company), as well as the Audit, Nominations and Remuneration Committees. She says:
"I started considering non-executive roles after meeting the Women on Boards team in a workshop organised by WPP through our Corporate Partnership. I'm thrilled to be appointed as a NED at DS Smith and have really appreciated Women on Boards incredible support and encouragement along this entire journey.”  Read the press release here.

Amanda Turner, is now a Trustee at Wychavon Leisure.

Ninder Johal DL, has become NED at BCRS Business Loans​.

Alla Bashenko​, has become NED for both Cameron Hume LTD and Sova Capital LTD​.

Catherine Wall
is now NED at Zotefoams.

Cindy Butts,
is now Vice-Chair Independent Decision-Making Body (IDB) at The Bar Standards Board.

Amanda Scott,
has become a Trustee for  the Viviana Durante Ballet Company​.

Eileen Pembridge,
has become a Trustee for both the Royal Institution and Healthwatch Lambeth.

Emma Thomas,
has joined the board for Meningitis Now.

Sarah Perris,
has become a Trustee for the Sale Sharks Community Trust.

Alison Thompson has joined SES Water's Environmental Scrutiny Panel

Paula Haynes has become a Trustee for the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, a role she saw on the WoB Vacancy Board.

Elaine Clements has joined the board of Cambridge Investment Management Limited

Karen Morton, has joined the board of The Dublin Airport Authority (DAA). " Women on Boards has been extremely useful to me in providing guidance on my CV."

Heather Benjamin, has become Chair of the Board of Trustees for Air Ambulances UK​.

Shelly Stewart, has joined STEP Academy Trust as a Trustee.

Jeanette Lichner, has become NED for The Financial Conduct Authority.

Rachel Hindley, has joined The New Zealand Women's Business Network as Finance and Revenue Director.

Kath Smith, has joined the board of Boohoo Group PLC as a NED

Elaine Ballantyne, has become a NED for her local Citizens' Advice Bureau. "Many thanks for the support received as a member of WoB"

Sally Benetar, has been appointed to the Board of London Sport. "I’m very pleased to have been successful in the selection process for the London Sport Board. The support and resources available through Women on Boards have been very helpful - thank you!"

Sandra Pollock, has become a Trustee for Bamboozle Theatre Company.

Inga Beale, is now Chair at Mediclinic.

Nicole Coll, has become a NED for Dudley Building Society.

Annie Moon, is now NED for Attollo- The People's Development Network.

Nicholas Pink, has become a NED for Ruffer Investment Company inc.

Laura Hughes, has been appointed as NED for