Success Stories: On Board

On Board is where Women on Boards lists members who we know are getting onto boards. This number is now 1,500+ in the UK and double that worldwide! 

Have you taken on a new board role since you got involved with Women on Boards? 

If so, please let us know at contact@womenonboards.co.uk. We don't mind where you found the role, what size the organisation is or what sector; this page is about celebrating success and inspiring others. Find out more about why your success finding a board or committee role is important to WOB here

Our latest in-depth Success Stories

Our members share their stories to inspire others to pursue board positions - and reveal their real experiences and tips to help you along the way.  Read our latest Success Stories.

​On Board 2019

Alison Thorne, has been appointed as Chair at Chwarae Teg, a UK based charity working in Wales for women and the economy.

Megan McCracken, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at FOLK2FOLK, the UK's second-largest P2P business lender. 

Pamela Doherty, Chief Executive Officer, AxiaOrigin, has been appointed as Chair of the Board of Trustees at Phoenix Dance Theatre, Leeds.

Eilish Jamieson, has been appointed as a Trustee of Plan UK, as well as becoming an Independent Member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Charlotte Morgan, has been appointed as a Trustee of London Sinfonietta.

Malado Kaba, has been appointed as Chair of the Board at the Authority for the Regulation of Electricity and Water Utilities, Guinea, West Africa.

Kay Boycott, Chief Executive, Asthma UK, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

Marguerite Mc Mahon, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at  SME Wholesale Finance (London) Limited.

Nicola Berry, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Lincolnshire Co-op.

Aileen Wallace, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Target Group Ltd, commencing on 2nd September 2019.

Julia Gregory, has been appointed as a Board Trustee at the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation.

Gail Smith, Founder and Director, Cavell Group, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Zenitel NV, where she will also be a member of the Audit and Renumeration committees.

Nicola Gilham, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust. Nicola was inspired by our Boardroom Insights Healthcare event.

Jacqueline Christie, has been appointed as a Trustee of The Seashell Trust.

Monika Machon, has been appointed to the Board of GAM Holding AG."Thank you Women on Boards for being an important part of my board journey".
 
Shefaly Yogendra, Chief Operating Officer, Ditto AI Ltd, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Temple Bar Investment Trust (TMPL),a FTSE 250 constituent, with effect from 1 October 2019.

Leonora Rae, Business Development Associate, Cambridge Associates, has been appointed as a Board Trustee at Bridging Arts.

Elizabeth Cabrera, Head of Underwriting Planning and Portfolio Management, Starstone, has been appointed as a Trustee of the Lloyds Charity Trust as well as becoming a Non-Executive Director at Crown Savers Credit Union. "Thank you WOB for all your support."

Paula Cardwell, Business Development Manager, Stock Spirits Group, has been appointed as Treasurer at GB Snowsport, a role she sourced via the WOB Vacancy Board.

Pam Jackson, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at ArtsEd International Ltd.

Dr Mary E Black has joined the board of NCAS, the National Centre for Atmospheric Science

Belinda Howell has also joined the board of NCAS, the National Centre for Atmospheric Science

Liz Murrall, has been appointed as Chair of the Corporate Reporting Council at The Financial Reporting Council.

Alia Cooper, Europe Head of Strategy, Engagement & Governance - Financial Crime Threat Mitigation, HSBC, has been appointed as a co-optee to the Finance & General Purposes Committee of the Royal Veterinary College. Alia sourced this role via the WOB Vacancy Board.

Louise Fisher, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Member of the Nominations and Governance Committee for BEIS, the government department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. "Thank you to Women on Boards for all of your support".

Denise Jagger, has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director at CLS Holdings plc. 

Tanuja Randery, has been appointed as a Trustee of Save the Children UK.

Dr Jackie Craissati MBE, has been appointed as an Independent Governor on the Board of University of East London.

Gail Hounslea, has been appointed as a Member of the Board of Trustees at BACKUP North West.

Steph McGregor, has been appointed to the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds Joint Venture Board.

Emma Britton, has been appointed to the board of Cardiff Community Housing Association.

Béatrice Devillon-Cohen, Managing Director, Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Member of the King’s College London Finance Committee, commencing 1st August 2019.

Maria Darby-Walker, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Personal Group Holdings Plc, an AIM listed company. 

Dr. Irene Lopez de Vallejo, has been appointed to the board of AIOTI (The Alliance for the Internet of Things Innovation), Brussels.

Catherine Douglas, SME Banking Director, TSB Bank, has been appointed as a Trustee of Yorkshire and the Humber Co-operative Learning Trust (YHCLT).

Marion Ellis, has been appointed as a member of the East Midlands RICS UK Regional Board.

Yvonne Barker-Layton, has been appointed as a Board Trustee at Educate Together Academy Trust UK. "Your resources have been very helpful in enabling  me to get my first NED role." 

Jona Duka, has been appointed as a Trustee of Friends of Seaview, Edinburgh.

Yapincak Erkan, has been appointed as a Board Observer at Fidelity European Values Plc.

Annie Curie, Senior Associate, PwC, has joined the Board of Trustees at Mind, Bradford.

Jules Parke-Robinson, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at British Wheelchair Basketball. 

Nikki P Arjuna
, has been appointed as a Trustee of Avante Care.

Izabela Szmidt, Director, Credit Suisse, has been appointed as a Trustee of United St Saviour’s, a role she spotted on the WOB Vacancy Board.

Helen MacPhee,VP Finance, AstraZeneca, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at H+H International A/S.

Elaine Clements, has joined the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Audit & Risk Assurance Committee.

Julia Newton, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Capital Letters.

Megan McCracken, has been appointed as a Board Observer at Fidelity China Special Situations Plc.

Dr Helen A. Brown, has joined the board of Data Lab, Edinburgh, Scotland's Innovation Centre for data and AI.

Sarah Philbrick, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) UK.

Karen Thomas-Bland, has joined the board of Capp, a global leader in talent based assessment, a position that WOB advertised.

Vicky Pope, has joined the Board of Trustees at BRE Trust.

Patricia Rodrigues, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director on the board of Aquila European Renewables Income Fund plc.

Nicole Gajree, has been appointed as a Trustee of PACE, a grass-roots play charity based in the London Borough of Camden. 

Melanie Payne, has been appointed as a Trustee of  FiSH Neighbourhood Care, London.

Cinzia Basile, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee at Creditis, a financial intermediary owned by Chenavari. 

Claire Swarbrick, has been appointed as a Trustee of Cheshire Wildlife Trust.

Jo Dawson, has joined the Board of Citibank UK Ltd as Non-Executive Chair.

GuYing van Bommel, has been appointed to the board of Ringhel, a fast-growing software company in Europe.

Caroline Brown, has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on the board of IP Group plc, a FTSE 250 board, with effect from 1 July 2019.

Elisabeth Stheeman, has been appointed to the board of Edinburgh Investment Trust plc.

Mei Xin Farrell, has been appointed to the Court of Governors of the University of Westminster.

Marianne Mwaniki, has been appointed as Vice Chair of the Visa Foundation, San Francisco.

Tanuja Randery, has been appointed to the Board at London First.

Vhernie Manickavasagar, Partner, PwC, has been appointed as a Board Member, Honorary Treasurer and Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee of Humanity & Inclusion UK, an international humanitarian aid charity which has been a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. "I may not have started the journey of becoming a Board Member without attending an initial WOB training session, when I was nervous about applying for a role, nervous about articulating what I could bring to the table and didn't fully understand what a board / committee role entailed. The session helped to demystify as well as provide me with the confidence to apply for my first role as a finance committee member at Start Network in 2015. This then provided me with the experience and networks to now be appointed to this Board role at HI UK.”

Cindy Butts, has been appointed as a Commissioner at the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC).

Leesa Soulodre, has been appointed to the Board of Advisors at StratifiCare™ Inc, San Francisco.

Eilish Kavanagh, has joined the Board of the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management.

Marsha Taylor-Daniel, has been appointed as a Co-Vice Chair and a Trustee of The Finance Innovation Lab.

Katrina Michel, has been appointed to the Board of Governors at LTE Group as well as becoming a Board Member at UCEN Manchester.

Carmen Drinkwater, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Salford Royal Foundation NHS Trust as well as becoming a Non-Executive Director at East Lancashire Financial Services.

Helena Feltham, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Ted Baker plc.

June Walker, Board Advisor and Portfolio Non-Executive Director, has been appointed to the Board of Dron & Dickson as an Independent Non-Executive Director.  June is also leading the Future Female Business Leaders programme for the Scottish Chambers of Commerce.

Joanne Thompson, has been appointed as Chair of Magic Breakfast.

Mary Hockaday, Controller, BBC World Service English, has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director at ICAEW (The Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales), commencing June 2019.

Gillian Channer, has been appointed as a Trustee of in2ScienceUK, a role she spotted on the WOB Vacancy Board.

Julia Woodhouse, has been appointed as a Member of the Advisory Board of Nexcel, a BP/Castrol automotive technology start-up company. Julia saw this role on the Women on Boards vacancy board and which had been posted by a headhunter. 

Dr Helen A. Brown, has been appointed as a Lay Member on the Quality Assurance Scheme for the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.

Shefaly Yogendra, has joined the External Advisory Group for UKRI's Review of AI.

Annamarie Phelps CBE, has been appointed as Chair of the British Horseracing Authority, commencing 1 June 2019.

Valérie Blin, Managing Director, ProspectHill Capital Partners has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Modern Mirror.

Anita Chow, Director, PwC, has been appointed as a Member of the Board of VincentCare Victoria in Melbourne, Australia.

Nicola Gilham, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust.

Carolyn Porretta, Managing Director, Macquarie Group, has been appointed as a Trustee of UN Women UK as well as becoming Chair of the Risk, Finance and Governance Committee.

Vicky Pope, has been appointed as a Member of the Board of Trustees at in2ScienceUK.

Rita Dhut, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of JP Morgan European Investment Trust Plc.

Kemi Adenubi, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Isle of Wight NHS Trust.

Anita Day, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Erika Schraner, has been appointed to the Board of Directors at Amino Technologies Plc.

Lara Martini, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Thomas Telford Ltd.

Dr Ruth L Mallors-Ray OBE​, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at The Knowledge Transfer Network Ltd.

Karen Finlayson, Partner, PwC, Leeds, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Doncaster Children's Services Trust Ltd.

Elif Ates Ozpak, Managing Director, Kybele Consulting, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Board Member at Unico Sigorta, Istanbul.

Julia Woodhouse, has been appointed to the Board of Outokumpu, as a Non-Executive Director.

Emily Cox MBE, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Gentoo, a Housing Association in Sunderland.

Vikki Macleod, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at IndigoVision.

Eela Davani has joined the board of Music & Memory, a non-profit organisation that brings personalized music into the lives of the elderly or infirm through digital music technology, vastly improving quality of life. 

Cindy Butts, has been appointed as a Lay Member of the Speakers Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA).

Elena Lokteva, Partner & Chief Financial Officer, SI Capital Partners, has been appointed as a Trustee of Hertfordshire Mind Network.

Lara Martini, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at The Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing.

Jeanette Lichner, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Miller Insurance Services LLP, as well as becoming Chair of the Risk Committee and a Member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees there.

Megan McCracken, has been appointed to the Advisory Board of Reason Digital, Manchester, commencing 1 April 2019. 

Helen Charlton, has been appointed as a Member of the Board of Trustees at the British Gas Energy Trust, a role advertised on the WOB Vacancy Board.

Paola Bergamaschi Broyd, has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director at Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc, a FTSE 250 listed company.

Allisyn James, Director, Ambidextrous, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Found in Music Ltd.

Joanna Pamphilis, Managing Director & COO EMEA, State Street, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director on the board of State Street Fund Services, Ireland.

Emilie West, has been appointed to the Board of Live Group Creative Communications Agency as of 1st February 2019.

Susana Gomez Smith, Managing Director, Santander UK, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Board Member at Leonteq AGM, as well as becoming a Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee there. Susana achieved this role having seen the advert posted by a headhunter on our Vacancy Board . She says of the process: "I am a real-life example that transparent advertising works and of the value added by WoB UK!"

Sian Prigg, Founder, Start Sooner, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Swim Wales.

Anne Byrne, has been appointed as a Trustee on the Board of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

Kate Makuen, Director, 5-D Consulting, has been appointed as a Board Trustee at Wentworth Africa Foundation.

Emma Mangan, Risk Executive, JP Morgan, has been appointed as a Trustee of the Mudchute Association. "Participating in the Women on Boards workshops and seminars gave me insight about what is required to be a non-executive, how to go about finding the right first position, and have the confidence to be a leader.”​

Heidi Small, Executive Director, JP Morgan, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Member of the Bromley Reform Synagogue Board.

Karen Graves, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees at Burnt Mill Academy Trust, a role she sourced via the WOB Vacancy Board.

Rachel Harrison, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Major Housing Association.

Linda Cheung, Advisor, Consultant and Speaker, Intrapreneur Nation, has been appointed as an Advisory Board Member at Vitaccess.

Isabella da Costa Mendes, has been appointed as an Independent Non Executive Director at ICBC Standard Bank."Thank you for your help with my CV. All the sessions and events I attended were extremely helpful."

Jessica Turner, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at UCAS Media, a role she spotted on the WOB Vacancy Board. "I would not have known about the role without WOB and really appreciate all the wonderful work you and your team have done. I remember when we first met a few years ago and you nominated me for the Cranfield Women to Watch, I was so honoured. I'm now at the right point to take on an NED role, and feel that with the insight I've had through WOB I am well prepared for the role." 

Helen Ashley Taylor, has been appointed as a Member of the Church of England Pensions Board as well as joining the Audit and Risk Committee there too.

Penny Neu, has been appointed to the board of StoneCrabs Theatre, a role she sourced via the WOB Vacancy Board. "Thank you so much for all the advice you’ve given me and the great resources on your site.  I wish I’d discovered you years ago!​"

Vanessa Sharp, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Hill Robinson Group Ltd as well as being appointed as a Council Member at the British Hallmarking Council.

Laksh Ranganathan, Senior Solutions Consultant at Tasktop, has been invited to join the Marketing and ICT subcommittees of the Institute for Optimum Nutrition as a lay member.

Lin Phillips, has been appointed as an Interim Non-Executive Director at Cardiff Bus.

Elizabeth Honer, has been appointed as an Independent Board Trustee at the Greater London Fund for the Blind, a role she spotted on the WOB Vacancy Board.

Jane Comerford, Portfolio NED, has joined the board of Thompson Heath & Bond Ltd. as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Risk Committee.

Melanie Whittaker has been appointed as a Trustee of the British American Drama Academy for a 3 year term, commencing April 2019.

Kathryn Cearns OBE, has been appointed as Chair of the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS), commencing 18 March 2019.

Martha Mghendi-Fisher, has joined the Board of Directors at RemitFund.

Lynne Shamwana, CFO, Virgin Care, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at West Brom Building Society.

Yapincak Erkan, has been appointed as a Trustee of Hospices of Hope, commencing March 2019.

Lynne Gillon, has been appointed as a Trustee on the board of The British Tinnitus Society. "Thank you to WOB! I have really appreciated all the support from the CV Masterclass to getting my NED CV into shape, the many events and just knowing that WOB was there....... not to mention the fact that I found the vacancy on your vacancy board."

Marianne Økland​, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Nordic American Offshore (UK) Ltd.

Sarah Atkinson, has been appointed as a Trustee of Berkshire Youth. "Thanks for all your support and encouragement. It has helped me to get started.​"

Tracy Garrad, has joined the board of the Jersey Financial Services Commission. WOB supported Tracy who has been a subscriber of WOB for a number of years and was introduced to WOB by HSBC, one of our many corporate members. 

Sarah Matthew, founder of the Vibrant Company, has become a Trustee of the Lucy Rayner Foundation.

Valia Theodoraki, has been appointed as a Trustee of Swarthmore Care Home.

Liz McKenzie, has been appointed as Chair at Tended as well as becoming Vice Chair at West Midlands Growth Company.

Gemma Bullivant, has been appointed as a Board Trustee of Twining Enterprise, a charity that supports people with mental health conditions to find and stay in employment. 

Kate Marsh, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Board Member of Independent News and Media Plc, Ireland, commencing January 2019.

Katie Lancaster, has joined the board of BSA (Boarding Schools Association) as well as becoming a Board Member at AGBIS (Association for Governors in Independent Schools). "The advice for what to put in your CV was extremely helpful to include the key information that demonstrated my interest and expertise in the sector.  Being on these two boards really helps with my education practice, it gives me more credibility and contacts in the sector, which have all helped in terms of my profile and career development".

Annette Barnes, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Leeds Building Society.

Helen Gillett, Managing Director, Affinity for Business, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Orbit Group.

Cynthia V Davis, CEO & Founder, BAME Recruitment Ltd, has been appointed as Chair of the Board of Directors at Pop Up Projects, a social enterprise.

Kathryn Cearns OBE, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at The Property Ombudsman.

Susanne Chishti, CEO, FINTECH Circle, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at SafeCharge.

Lisa Davies, has been appointed as a Director at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

Sue Jordan, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Worcestershire LEP.

Nina Hingorani-Crain, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust as well as becoming a Non-Executive Director at the Charity Commission for England and Wales.

Nemone Wynn-Evans, Chief Operating Officer, Sorbus Partners LLP, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Good Energy.

Kerrie Mitchener-Nissen, Executive Director, JP Morgan, has been appointed as Chair of the Board of Trustees of The University of Queensland UK Trust as well as becoming a Member of the Advisory Board at University of Queensland Business School. "Thank you for your invaluable support." 

Monica Chadha, Director, Mocha 8 Ltd & WOB Ambassador, has been appointed as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for AI. 

Christine Johnson, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Invesco Enhanced Income Investment Ltd, as well as becoming a Non-Executive Director at CCLA. "I’ve found the support offered by WoB invaluable."

Alison Vincent, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Telesoft Technologies Ltd.

Rosalind Rowe, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at B3Living (a housing association). "Thanks for your insight in designing an effective CV as well as access to a current list of potential appointments​."

Janet Dawson has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at the North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust with effect from 1 March. Janet will also chair the People, Culture and Development Committee.  “This my second Non-Executive appointment and on both occasions being able to talk to someone from WoB with sector specific experience made the preparation for the interview much more effective.  Just understanding in advance what different boards do at interview and what they are likely to ask really helped.  Being able to tap into the WoB network for this support is invaluable.”

Jennie Nelson, of Thomson Reuters, has been appointed to the main Board of Governors at Nottingham Trent University as well as joining the Audit and Risk Committee. "Thank you for all the invaluable help and support."

Natalija Lacmanovic, has been appointed as Vice Chair of the Creditor's Rights Subcommmittee of the Insolvency Section, International Bar Association.

Susanne Chishti, CEO, FINTECH Circle, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Crown Agents Bank.

Sally Macdonald, has been appointed as a Director at the JP Morgan Japanese Investment Trust.

Ann Iveson, has been appointed as a Member of the Board of Trustees at London Children's Ballet.

Judith Mackenzie, has been appointed as a Co-opted Governor at Blatchington Mill, a state secondary school, in Hove, East Sussex.

Ann Bevitt, Partner, Cooley LLP, has been appointed as Member of the Board at the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, a role she spotted on the WOB Vacancy Board.

Barbara Moorhouse, Portfolio NED, has been appointed as Chair of the Rail Safety Standards Board, a role which commenced on 1 January 2019.

Jenny Watson CBE, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Reclaim Fund Ltd.

Nikki Jamieson, Technology Programme Manager/Consultant, RBS, has been appointed as a Trustee for the Ettington Community First Responders, a 100% charity funded voluntary group working with West Midlands Ambulance Service.

Ann Bevitt, Partner, Cooley LLP, has joined the board at the Much Hadham Arms Trust. 

Rebecca Ganz, Director, Growth Catalyzers Ltd, has been appointed as an Associate NED on the board of Bolton NHS Foundation Trust as well as becoming a Non-Executive Director on the board of Integrated Facilities Management Bolton Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Trust. "The WOB network were so helpful with giving insight into being an NHS NED."

Alexandra Dzhuras​, has been appointed as a Trustee of the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP).

Valerie Gordon-Walker, has been appointed to the board of BPDTS Ltd, a new digital technology company, which has been set up to provide specialist digital technology services to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). 

Kayleigh Hartigan has been appointed as an Advisor to the Finance Committee of the Board at Paintings in Hospitals.

Gillian Fairfield, Head of Corporate Knowledge, Slaughter and May, has been appointed as an Investment Committee Trustee at The National Trust for Scotland.

Kerry Christie, Director, Scottish Swimming, has been appointed as a Member of the Remuneration Committee at University of Glasgow.

Debby Guthrie, has joined the board of Aberdeen Asia Focus. 

On Board 2018

Sarah Pinch, MD, Pinch Point Communications, has been appointed as an Independent Advisor to The Welsh Assembly Commission.

Belinda Oldfield, has been appointed as a Member of the Board at Orkney Research and Innovation Campus.

Margot Cronin, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Tesco Underwriting.

Alexandra Marks CBE, has been appointed as a Trustee of LawCare as well as becoming Chair at the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR).

Lidia Bozhevolnaya, Group Head of Strategy and Corporate Development, Hiscox, has been appointed as a Member of the Insurtech Board at Tech Nation.

Kirsten Baker, has been appointed as Inquiry Chair and a Non-Executive Director on the Competition and Markets Authority Panel.

Vikki Macleod, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Zonal Retail Data Systems.

Elena Lokteva, Partner & Chief Financial Officer, SI Capital Partners, has been appointed as a Trustee of Re-Vision: Training in Counselling and Psychotherapy, a role that she spotted on the WOB Vacancy Board.

Malado Kaba, has been appointed as a Member of the Advisory Board of the African Women Leadership Fund, a co-initiative of UN Women, the African Union and the Economic Commission for Africa.

Ruth Bagley, Ardynt Consulting Ltd, has been appointed as a Member of the Council at Keele University as well as becoming a Member of the Board at Warwickshire Rural Housing Association.

Teresa Jordan, has been appointed as an External Trustee of The Anglia Ruskin University Students Union, as well as becoming Chair of the Finance and Risk Committee there.

Glenda Marchant, Accredited Business Coach, The Spark Initiative, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Latest In Beauty.

Tea Colaianni, Founder and Chair, WiH2020, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of RemCo at DWF, as well as becoming a Non-Executive Director and Chair of RemCo at Watches of Switzerland.

Estelle Thistleton, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust.

Francesca Ecsery, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Air France as well as becoming a member of the Audit Committee.

Joanne Flitcroft, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at the British Society of Gastroenterology as well as joining the Board at Edge Hill University as a Governor.

Gail Kent, has been appointed as Deputy Chair to the Board of Trustees of Tavistock Relationships as well as being appointed to the Advisory Board of the Institute of Policy Research (IPR) at Bath University.

Teresa Jordan, has been appointed as a Lay Trustee of The Astro Brain Tumour Fund.

Vicky Wallace, Director of Business Performance, Visa Europe, has been appointed as a Board Trustee at Evolve Housing.

Trisha McAuley OBE, has been appointed as a Member of the Scottish Government Energy Consumer Expert Advisory Group.

Liz Curran, has been appointed as a Member of the Audit and Risk Commitee at Optivo.

Kate Cornish-Bowden, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Schroder Oriental Income Fund Ltd.

Susanne Chishti, has been appointed as an Advisory Board Member at The British Blockchain Association.

Maggy Pigott CBE, has been appointed as an Independent Member of the Public Service Honours Committee, Cabinet Office.

Fiona Sheridan, has been appointed as an External Member of the Audit & Scrutiny Committee of the University of Oxford. 

Shelley Malton, Managing Director, Experian UK & Ireland, has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director at Allied Irish Bank (UK) Plc.

Vanessa Dennett, has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director at Anglo Pacific Group PLC.

Cinzia Basile, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Zenith Service.

Christine Higgins, has been appointed as a Trustee of Refuge.

Maria Scanlan, Head of Legal, RBS, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Treasure Earth C.I.C.

Joanne Flitcroft, has been appointed as a Governor at Beamont Collegiate Academy, Warrington.

Caroline Brown, has joined the board of NAHL Group plc as Chair Designate. "Thank you to WOB, especially Rowena and Fiona, for their help and encouragement."

Sarah Heenan, Technology & Operations & Emerging Talent Program Lead, UBS, has been appointed as a Trustee of FanSHEN Theatre Company, commencing 2019. 

Alison Lobb, Managing Partner, Morecrofts LLP, has been appointed as Vice Chair at I.O.D. Liverpool Branch. 

Fiona Sheridan, has been appointed as a member of the Income Committee at the EY Foundation.

Helen Carouzos, has joined the board of n-compass northwest.

Dr Michaela Jordan, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Church House Westminster, a multi-purpose conference and event venue.

Jane Keep,London, has been appointed as a Governor for an NHS Foundation Trust, as well as being appointed Vice-Chair of a health related forum - and very much sees the support she gained from Women on Boards as having been vital to her success - particularly in relation to re-writing her CV to better effect.

Nicola Gilham, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Brighter Futures for Children, Reading.

Sue Campbell, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at the London Learning Consortium. 

Lindsay Law
, Senior Manager, RBS, has been appointed to the board of The National Youth Choir of Scotland.

Gail Bragg, has been appointed as Vice Chair and Board Member at Venturers Trust (a multi academy trust).

Michelle Mcgrade, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at M&G Securities Ltd.

Marie-Helene Blattman, Head of EMEA FI Credit Risk, NatWest Markets, has been appointed as a Trustee of Edhec Charitable Trust.

Karen McClellan, has joined the board of Naked Energy Ltd as a Non-Executive Director.

Shefaly Yogendra, has been appointed as Chair of the Remuneration Committee at JP Morgan US Smaller Co/s Investment Trust where she currently serves on the board.

Tanya Castell MBE, has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director at Handelsbanken PLC as well as becoming Chair of the Risk & Compliance Committee.

Lorraine Chisholm, has been appointed as a board member at North Highland Radio.

Sarah Heenan, Technology & Operations & Emerging Talent Program Lead, UBS, has been appointed as a School Governor at Cubitt Town Infants' School.

Khaleelah Jones, has joined the Board of Trustees at Munro Health.

Rachel Maguire, CEO & Founder, Arkoiris, has become an Independent Trustee on the Board of the National Paralympic Heritage Trust as well as being appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director at Cabot Energy plc.

Ann Tourle, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of FCO Services.

Heather Benjamin, Portfolio Non-Executive and Chair, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Supply Chain Coordination Ltd (SCCL). 

Dr Jacqui Leaman Grey, has been appointed as a Trustee of Treesisters, commencing January 2019.  Jacqui has also been appointed as NE Chair EMEA at The Neuroleadership Institute, a role which is effective from February 2019.

Liz McKenzie, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at The Monmouthshire Building Society as well as becoming a Non-Executive Director at West Midlands Growth Company.

Lucy Burrow, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at The NOVA Education Trust.

Karen Green, has been appointed as a Managing Director on the board of Cream and Country Foods Ltd.

Sonia Gayle, has been appointed as a Trustee at Breast Cancer Care, as well as becoming a Member of the Audit and Assurance Committee.

Anita Day, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at The Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

Katie Kapernaros, has been appointed as a Member of the Nominations Committee at BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, as well as joining the Renumeration Committee there.

Nia Elias, has been appointed as a Director at Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol (established in 2011 by the Welsh Government to work with universities in Wales in order to develop Welsh language), commencting December 2018 for a 4 year term. "The work I’ve done with Women on Boards and the support and boost provided through the Wales team has been invaluable and instrumental in this achievement. Thank you very much."

Sarah Miller, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Alliance Housing Association, Bristol, her first full NED role.

Philippa Hardwick, has been appointed as Chair of the FRC Case Management Committee.

Jane Gibbon, has been appointed to the board of City & Guilds, commencing January 2019.

Sue Paterson, has been appointed as a Governor at Heriot Watt University as well as joining the board of Scottish Enterprise.

Heather McStay, has been appointed to the Westminster Hall Project Board. "I have just been appointed to the  Westminster Hall Project Board by the Cabinet Office. It's a very exciting opportunity and one that may not have been realised without the support of WOB resources, events, and the encouraging advice from WOB before the interview".

Helen Honeyman, Head of Policy, Products & Governance, RBS, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director on the board of management at Dundee and Angus College, Scotland.

Zarin Patel, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees at The National Trust where she also chairs their Audit & Risk Committee. Zarin has also joined the Board of Anglian Water Services Ltd as an Independent Non-Executive Director and sits on the Audit & Risk and Nominations Committees.

Rebecca Simmons, Deputy Director of THIS Institute, has been appointed Chair of the International Advisory Board for the Danish Diabetes Academy.

Fiona Gillespie, Senior Investment Manager, Anderson Strathern Asset Management, has been appointed to the board at the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations. 

Katerina Gould, Executive Coach, Thinking Potential, has been appointed to the Cambridge University Alumni Advisory Board, commencing January 2019. "Hugely grateful for all the support that Women on Boards has given me.  Thank you for the CV workshop and personalised encouragement."

Liz Williams, has been elected to the Electronic Frontiers Australia Board.

Myfanwy Barrett, has been appointed as a Trustee and Treasurer of Newlyn Art Gallery and Exchange in Cornwall. "I benefited greatly from the WOB CV Masterclass and the event on Arts Boards."

Kate Hughes, has been appointed as a Trustee of Citizens Advice. 

Dr Ulrike Hotopp, Director, LIVE Economics Ltd, has been appointed as a Member of the OfGem Enforcement Decision Panel.

Kay Boycott, Chief Executive, Asthma UK, has been appointed as a Lay Member of Council at Durham University. "I’m pleased to report that just under a year from joining Women on Boards, I’ve been appointed to the Durham University Board. I also feel much more confident about how to present myself as a prospective NED which I hope will serve me well for roles in the future."

Anjana Nathwani, has been appointed to the Global Advisory Council at the Steer to Greatness Foundation, Nigeria.

Catherine Lynn, Senior Advisor, Skylight Aviation, has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director at Thames Water.

Caroline Bradley, has been appointed as a Trustee of I Can Dance, commencing January 2019. 

Alina Kessel, President & CEO Team P&G, WPP, has been appointed as Chair of the Fundraising and Marketing Committee at Fight for Sight. 

Cathy Armor, has been appointed to the Board of Norwich University of Arts, commencing January 2019.

Claire Green PhD FCA, has been appointed as Treasurer to the Crystal Palace Festival Group CIC. "I applied for and got my first  Board role after attending one of your introductions to Board work, it's been stimulating and is developing my skills, especially when it's taking me out of my comfort zone (quite often). Thanks WOB!"

Hilary Vaughan, has been appointed as Vice Chair of the Board at Northwards Housing.

Sue Appleby, has been appointed as a Trustee of The Caldecott Foundation as well as joining the Governing Body of  Canterbury Christ Church University.

Emily Cox MBE, Director of Public Affairs, Virgin Money, has been appointed as Chair at CBI North East.

Catherine Brown, has been appointed to be Board of Natural Resources Wales.

Jill McLaughlin, has been appointed as Chair of Governors at Islington Community Schools Federation.

Angela Henderson, Portfolio NED, has been appointed as a Governor and a Member of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for a 3rd term.

Kimberley Wiehl has been appointed as a Non-Executive Advisor at UK Export Finance.

Christine Wilson, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at The Potential in Everyone Academy Trust as well as becoming a Member of the Finance and Staffing Committee.

Fiona McAnena, Partner, Clearhound, has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director at Norman Broadbent plc (an AIM listed company), as well as becoming a Board Member at CS Healthcare, a mutual society.

Valerie Gordon-Walker, Portfolio NED and Senior Advisor, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Airport Coordination Ltd.

Julia Porter has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Safestyle UK plc as well as becoming a Member of the Board of Trustees at Worldwide Cancer Research.

Natalia Bucci, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager, JP Morgan, has been appointed as a Trustee of Lepra.

Kathy Boate has been appointed as CEO on the board of Cartology Travel.

Helen Edwards has joined the board of West Kent Housing Association.

Caroline Green, Head of Retail & Co-Head of Browne-Jacobson London, has been appointed to the Board of Swim England. "I found the information on the WOB website to be invaluable in helping me to prepare a CV and application letter. Thank you!"

Joan Lavis, CFO, Formstack, has been appointed as a Board Advisor to AKT in America.

Anjana Nathwani, has become Founder Member and Entreprenership Educator at The Global Enterprise Academy.

Julie Currie, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Scotiabank Europe plc.

Karen Sharpe, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at State Street Global Advisors Ltd.

Jo Mayer, Customer Operations Director, The Co-operative Bank plc, has been appointed as a Member of the Advisory Committee at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust.

Alison Harbert, Executive Director, Head of Marketing & Branding, EMEA, Nomura, has been appointed to the board of the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

Livia Amidani Aliberti, Founder, Aliberti Governance Advisors, has been appointed as an Independent Director at Credito Valtellinese, Italy.

Helen Pitcher OBE, has been appointed as Chairman of the Criminal Cases Review Commission.

Debo Harris, has been appointed as an Independent Audit Committee Member at Southern Housing Group.

Jacqueline Taylor, MD, JP Morgan, has been appointed as a Non -Executive Director on the Governing Council at The University of Birmingham.

Michelle Rodrigues, Nomura, has been appointed to the board of The Girls Network.

Caroline A Brown, has been appointed as a Trustee and Board Member of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

Victoria Lepadden, has been appointed as a Trustee of the Mortimer Society, a charity care home based in Kent. 

Corinne Avelines, SVP International Operations & MD, Innit BV, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Spadel in Belgium.

Rowena Ironside, Chair of Women on Boards UK, has joined the Steering Committee of THIS InstituteThe Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute was launched in 2017 to create an evidence base that supports replicable and scalable improvements to healthcare delivery and patient experiences. It was co-founded by The Health Foundation and University of Cambridge.

Victoria Cochrane, Portfolio NED, has been appointed as a Senior Independent Director at IntegraFin Holdings plc, a recently listed FTSE 250 Company. 

Nicola Sawford, has been appointed as Chair at CHP Housing Association. This follows her appointment as a Board Trustee at CHP in 2017.

Elodie Grant Goodey, Managing Director, Saltus Consulting Ltd, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Amerisur Resources Plc.

Deborah Oliver, Director, Mackintosh Oliver, has been appointed as an External Member of the City of London Police Committee and a Member of the Professional Standards, Integrity and Ethics Sub-Committee there.

Leslye Jourdan, has joined the Finance and Development Sub Committee at St Mungo's, the homeless charity.

Rebecca Ganz, Director, Growth Catalyzers Ltd, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director and a Trustee of  Leodis Multi Academy Trust, where she is also Vice Chair of the Finance & Risk Committee. "Thanks for all the help, guidance and support."

Irene Grant, Director, Craigelachie Consulting Ltd, has joined the Board of the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Judith Worthington, has been appointed as a Lay Member of the council of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Catherine Doyle, Investment Specialist, Newton Investment Management (a BNY Mellon Company), has been appointed to the board of the charity LPLD Alliance. Catherine was inspired to apply after attending a WOB corporate in-house workshop.

Linda Charlton, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Smith and Williamson Administration Ltd. "The insight and support provided by WOB when I started down this road earlier in the year was invaluable in being successful through the recruitment process."

Sarah Frost, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Alliance Homes Group, as well as becoming a member of the Audit Committee. "I picked up details of the role when it was re-advertised on the WOB Vacancy Board and Rowena kindly put me in touch with a WOB member with Housing Association experience which definitely helped me with the interview."

Kirsty Bashforth, Founder & CEO, QuayFive Ltd, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at GEMS Education.

Jackie Ronson, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Goals plc, as well as becoming Chair of the Remuneration Committee.

Suthashini Appiah​, EIS Governance and Risk Management, Nomura, has joined the United Kingdom Tamil Students Union Board.

Reshma Shah, has been appointed to the board of Governors at Coeliac UK. "Thank you to WoB UK for their support and encouragement."

Yvette Lloyd, Director, YPP Solutions Ltd, has joined the Investment and Income sub-committee board at The RCN Foundation as adviser to the Trustee of the RCN Foundation.

Catherine Wall, has been appointed as Chairman of MC&C Media, a PE owned media agency in Soho.

Jennifer Mernagh, Investment Strategist, Aberdeen Standard Investments, has been appointed as a Director on the Council at AIMA (The Alternative Investment Management Association).

Irene Watkins, has been appointed to the Care and Group Board at Alliance Housing Association. Irene is a member of WOB and had a CV review prior to her interview. "Thank you for all the support and guidance."

Sheena Parker, Credit Suisse, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at the National Children's Bureau.

Jenny Watson CBE, has been appointed as Chair of the National Online Self Exclusion Scheme Ltd.

Elizabeth Sipiere, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director, Digital Transformation, at Swan Housing Group.

Tolani Azeez, has been appointed as Chair of the Board of Fluor, South Africa.

Jacqueline Taylor, MD, JP Morgan, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director on the Investment Committee at University of Birmingham.

Stephanie Kogels, has been appointed as a Trustee of Dorset Opera Festival.

Sue Clayton, Executive Director, CBRE Ltd, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at SEGRO plc, as well as joning the Audit Committee.

Sarah Vawda, has been appointed as a Board Trustee at The Girls' Network as well as becoming Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee.

Sarah Talbot-Williams, has been appointed as a Trustee of Together for Short Lives, a children's palliative care charity.

Elena Lokteva, Partner & Chief Financial Officer, SI Capital Partners, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Board Director at Delta Motor Group Oy, Helsinki, as well as becoming Chair of the Audit Committee.

Carolyn Morgan, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Thomas Telford Ltd.

Emily Cox MBE, Director of Public Affairs, Virgin Money has been appointed as a Non-Executive Board Director at Sage Gateshead.

Kate Cornish-Bowden CFA, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at CC Japan Income & Growth Trust plc.

Tracey Kerr, Group Head of Safety and Sustainable Development, Anglo American, has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director at Polymetal International plc.

Gaelle Drory-Liaudet, Head of Business Development - Anthemis Foundry, Anthemis Group, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Bewica Ltd.

Jacqui Ferguson, Portfolio NED, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Tesco Bank.

Karen Graves, Head of EMEA Hub Operations and Group Business Continuity, SCOR, has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director at USAA UK.

Ann Santry CBE, Experienced NED & CEO, has been appointed as Chair of The Barnwood Trust, Gloucestershire.

Sally-Ann Hibberd, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at IG, as well as joining the Audit and Remuneration Committees.

Emma Pettitt-Mitchell, Owner, ELM Consultancy, has been appointed as an Associate Non-Executive Director at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.

Katrina Arnold, Portfolio NED, has become an Independent Non-Executive Director at Bira Bank Ltd, as well as being appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director at FBN Bank (UK) Ltd. " I used my first WOB membershiop to look at and apply for roles and also attended a Getting Started workshop, which was invaluable."

Sarah Matthew, Senior Business Consultant, Transformative Coach & NED, has been appointed as Chair of Hanover Health. "It was the encouragement and support from WOB that convinced me to pursue a NED career."

Jacqui Ferguson, Portfolio NED, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Croda.

Trisha McAuley OBE, Independent Consumer Expert & Experienced NED, has been appointed as Independent Chair of the National Grid Electricity Transmission RIIO2 Stakeholder Group.

Ginny Pulbrook, Partner, Camarco, will join the board of Stobart plc, commencing 1st October 2018.

Amanda Calvert, CEO & Founder, Quince Consultancy, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Medical and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, commencing 1st September 2018, for a period of three years. Amanda spotted this role on the WOB Vacancy Board.

Mary Sue Rogers, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the HR Committee of the Board at Save the Children Australia.

Brenda Trenowden CBE, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director on the England and Wales Cricket Board.

Natalie Ceeney CBE, has been appointed as a Trustee of Sport England as well as becoming a Non Executive Director at Anglian Water Services.

Sue Stahly, Head of Human Resources, RBS, has been appointed as a Trustee of The Frisson Foundation, a charity that was formed in May 2015 with the aim of getting Scotland's children singing. WOB met Sue at an in-house corporate workshop in 2016.

David Gray, has been appointed as a Trustee and Treasurer at IAC – the Centre for Adoption.

Alice Hynes, Director and Senior Consultant, APC Futures Ltd, has been appointed to the the Council of Cranfield University as well as joining the Remuneration Committee. Alice has served on the Audit Committee there since 2016, a role that she shall also continue with.

Elizabeth Jenkin, Chief Broking Officer, Aon, has been appointed as an Advisory Board Member at Amaechi Performance Systems Ltd.

Linda Phillips, shall join the board of Governors at Westminster University from September 2018. 

June Aitken, Partner, Elemental Partners LLP,  has been appointed to the board of the JP Morgan Asian Investment Trust.

Pamela Taylor has been appointed as Chair of the Energy Switch Guarantee Board at Energy UK “Thank you for the support that you gave me ahead of my board interview. It was great and I have been appointed as the Chair”.

Tracey Groves, Founder and Director, Intelligent Ethics Ltd, has been appointed as a Board Member at Middlesex County Cricket Club.

Livia Amidani Aliberti, has been appointed as a Member of the Supervisory Board at UniCredit Bank Austria AG.

Jacqui Ferguson, Portfolio NED, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at EngineeringUK.

Paola Bergamaschi Broyd, Portfolio NED, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Big Society Capital as well as becoming a member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.

Moni Mannings, has been appointed as Chair at Investec Holdings (Ireland) Ltd.

Tina Mavraki, has joined the Board of Mytilineos Holdings in Greece.

Liz Butler, has been appointed to the Bar Standards Board as a Lay Member of the Governance, Risk & Audit Committee.

Dr Belinda Howell, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of the Marine Management Organisation.

Yoko Dochi, Head of Global Treasury and Investor Relations, Toyota Motor Europe, has been appointed as a Member of the Board of Trustees at Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation.

Francesca Tondi Guy, has been appointed as a Member of the Board of Directors of UniCredit.

Rita Dhut, has joined the board of Shoka Indian Equity Investment Trust plc.

Catherine Stones, Head of Workplace Projects, RBS has been appointed as a Non Councillor Board Member at SEStran (South East Scotland Transport Partnership), a role she spotted on the  WOB Vacancy Board.

Bridget Lea, Director of Stores, Online & Omnichannel, O2, has been appointed as a member of  the board of Governors at The University of Manchester.

Kim Halliday, Business Performance Manager, HSBC Global Banking and Markets, has been appointed as a Trustee of 3rd Age Project - TAP, a role that was advertised on the WOB Vacancy Board.

Sharon Baylay, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Ted Baker plc.

Mary Daunt has been successful in being appointed to the board of Futures Housing Group, a role that was advertised on the WOB Vacancy Board. As well as attending a Board CV Masterclass workshop, Mary gave WOB a call prior to her interview and used WOB's pre-interview connection support to learn more about the housing association sector prior to her interview. 

Caroline Brown, has been appointed as an Independent Director at Georgia Capital plc.

Celia Pronto, Chief Customer and Digital Officer, Casual Dining Group, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of South East Water UK. "This appointment is as a direct result of being nominated by WOB for the Cranfield Women to Watch, which got me on the radar of the Executive Search consultancy handling the appointment."

Sue Jex, has been appointed as a Director at Amnesty International UK, as well as becoming Chair of the HR Sub-Committee.

Kezia Williams, Head of Theatrical Distribution, Entertainment One, has been appointed as a Trustee of MediCinema.

Nicola Gilham, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Turning Point, as well as becoming a member of the Finance Committee.

Hazel Adam, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Aberdeen Latin American Income Fund.

Hannah Senior has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Crop Health and Protection Ltd (CHAP) one of the Government's 4 UK Agricultural Technology Centres of Excellence.  "The advice on preparing for an interview was invaluable".

Ijeoma Okoli, Executive Director, JP Morgan, has been appointed to the Development Committee of the Chineke! Foundation, whose flagship ensemble, the Chineke! Orchestra, Europe's first Orchestra comprised predominantly of black and ethnic minority classical musicians, made its Royal Albert Hall debut at part of the 2017 BBC Proms.

Dr Belinda Howell, MD, Decarbonize Ltd, has been appointed to the board of the National Biodiversity Network Trust.  

Sonia Flynn, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Payslip.

Ann Beynon OBE, Senior Adviser Welsh Affairs, Severn Trent Water Ltd, has been appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director at Hafren Dyfrdwy, Severn Trent. 

Nicola Gilham, has been appointed to the Management Committee and the Finance Committee at Jordans Village Ltd.

Wendy Newman, Executive Leader and Change Management Specialist, has secured her first Trustee position on the board of the Royal Gunpowder Mills, an important part of british history & scientific discovery and a European site of special interest. " I found the sessions I attended with WOB and the advice on profiles and supporting statements very very useful and I am sure this has helped me in my quest."

Jean Burke, Executive Coach, has been appointed as a Trustee of  the Wilverley Association. 

Tania Songini, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director and a member of the Risk Committee at Private Investment Development Group as well as becoming a Non-Executive Director at Oxford Policy Management.

Jill Amador, has been appointed as a Trustee on the board of the Royal Gunpowder Mills.

Kalli Bowyer, has been appointed as a Trustee of the British Science Association.

Sarah Talbot-Williams, has been appointed as an Independent Lay Member at the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire NHS Clinical Commissioning Group.

Rebecca Khanna, Assistant Dean, Academic Development, Sheffield Hallam University,  has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director on the board at George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust, commencing April 2018.

Helen Pennant, Director, Cambridge Commonwealth, European & International Trust, has been appointed as a Trustee of SOAS, University of London.

Melanie Hall, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Board Member at Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Ann Keeling, has been appointed as Chair of the Board of Trustees, Age International.

Martha Brass, has been appointed as Advisory Board Chair at CountryLine Ltd as well as becoming Chair at Antidote Productions Ltd.

Minoo Sahni-Court, has become a Member of the Board of Trustees at Blind Veterans UK.

Jenny Watson CBE, has been appointed as Chair at The House of St Barnabas as well as becoming a Non-Executive Director at The Financial Reporting Council, a role she sourced via the WOB Vacancy Board.

Bina Rawal, Director Medical Affairs - Research and Innovation, MSD, has been appointed as a Trustee of Children's University Trust.

Judith Cruickshank, Strategy & Innovation, Personal & Business Banking, RBS, has been appointed to the Finance Committee at Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh. "I was very grateful for the support that I received from WoB in transforming my CV and prepping for the interview​."

Irfana Malik, Group Risk Officer, Klesch Group, has been appointed as a Trustee of EMLC Academy Trust.

Christine Wareham, Head of Internal Audit, United Trust Bank, has been appointed to the Team Beds & Luton Board.

Jeannette Lichner, has been appointed as a Member of the Board of Trustees at Local Trust.

Mary Davies, Director, Economic Policy Associates Ltd, has been appointed as Chair of Breast Cancer UK, having served on the board of Trustees since July 2016.

Joanna Dennis, Director, Brooks Bennett Ltd, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Fishers Gin.

Heidi Smith, has been appointed as Treasurer at Pushkin House. "I did everything you told me to do in the sessions, followed the roadmap, got my CV in board order with Julie's help, attended the getting started workshop, attended a couple of evening seminars, patiently prepared for several rounds of interviews, did the financial literacy webinar, sought advice from Rowena before the interview, and articulated my value to the board in terms of strategy, finance and risk, and it worked. Thank you so much."

Jane Bailey has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Southampton General NHS Foundation Trust.

Wendy Alexander, Vice Principal (International), University of Dundee, has two new Scottish Government appointments. She has joined both the Board of Trade Envoy and the Strategic Board for Enterprise and Skills.

Claire Stone, has been appointed as Treasurer on the board of the Crystal Palace Festival.

Carolyn Porretta, Head of Portfolio Services, AIG Asset Management, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director on the board of Housing for Women.

Trisha McAuley OBE, Independent Consumer Expert & Experienced NED,  has been appointed as a board member on the board of Energy Action Scotland.

Carolyn Porretta,  Head of Portfolio Services, AIG Asset Management, has been appointed as a Member of the Audit Risk and Investment Committee of Engineering UK.

Lucy McClements, Director, BP&E Global Ltd, has been appointed as a Trustee at Community Inclusive Trust, a role she spotted on the WOB Vacancy Board.

Kathy Boate, CEO, Cartology Travel, has been appointed to the board of Ashbury College,Ottawa,Canada.

Louise Terry, Strategic Communications Professional, has been appointed as Deputy Chair of the Royal Institution, having served as a Trustee since last year.

Rachel Beagles, has become Chairman of The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) Board.

Elisabeth Scott, Independent Financial Services Professional,  has been elected as a Board Member on The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) Board.

Amanda Brown, has been appointed as a Trustee of Hounds for Heroes. "I want to thank all at WoB for inspiring me to get my first foot on the board ladder."

Rowena Ironside, Chair of Women on Boards UK and Barbara Moldenhauer, Head of Strategic Programmes, Payments Transformation
for RBS have been appointed as Non-Executive Board Members for the Elections and Registrations Division of the Cabinet Office, a role they found on the WOB Vacancy Board

Mary Robertson, has been appointed as a Trustee of Mosaic Clubhouse.

Massy Larizadeh, Principal / Founder, New Horizons Advisory Ltd, has been appointed as a Trustee of One Trust as well as becoming a Non-Executive Director at London & Partners.

Rachel Tranter, Executive Director, Women on Boards UK, has been appointed as an Independent Panel Member, Ministry of Justice Public Appointments Team.

Isabelle Jenkins, Partner, PwC, has been appointed as an external member of QMUL (Queen Mary University of London) Council, a role she sourced via the  WOB Vacancy Board.

Gail Smith, Founder and Director, Cavell Group, has joined the Board of Directors at RigNet Inc, Houston, as of 17 January 2018. Gail will also serve on the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.

Rebecca Priestly, has been appointed as a Board Member at The City Mental Health Alliance.

Carmel Tuesner, Portfolio NED, has been appointed as a Member of the Ofcom Advisory Committee for Scotland, effective from 1 February 19.

Nicky McCabe, is joining the board of Aberdeen Asian Income Fund Ltd in May of this year.

Claire Gillespie, Partner, MG Search, has been appointed as Chairperson of Riverside PlayGroup Charity. 

Nicola Gilham, has been appointed as an Independent Board Adviser at Greycoat Lumleys.

Marcia Cantor-Grable, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Societe Generale International Ltd.

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