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Christine Hodgson CBE

Christine Hodgson CBE

Experienced Chairman: FTSE 100, Public Sector, Private Sector
Experienced CEO: Public Sector, Private Sector

  • 25 years of international senior leadership experience
  • Multi-industry knowledge in technology, software and computer systems, financial services, government, education
  • Experience as a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Compensation Committee Chair, Finance Committee Chair, Nomination Committee Chair, Sustainability Committee Chair, Audit Committee member, Compliance Committee member, CSR Committee member, Governance Committee member, Investment Committee member, Risk Committee member
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Current Positions

Christine Hodgson CBE is Chairman of Severn Trent plc and The Careers & Enterprise Co ltd. She is also a Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Standard Chartered plc.

Industry Knowledge

Christine was previously Executive Chairman of Capgemini UK plc, one of the world’s largest technology and professional services groups. She was Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer and a member of the Group Executive Committee of Capgemini SE.

During her tenure at Capgemini she held a variety of roles including CFO for the UK, CFO for the Global Outsourcing business and CEO of Technology Services North West Europe. Christine was the first female Executive Committee member of the Capgemini Group.

Christine offers extensive board and governance experience as well as a deep understanding of business, finance and technology leadership.

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Jean-Louis Chaussade

Jean-Louis Chaussade

Jean-Louis Chaussade is Chairman of JLCH Conseil, Special Advisor of Accuracy, Chairman of the board of the Université Technologique de Compiègne, Non-Executive Board member of Kaufman & Broad SA and is a Director of Criteria Caixaholding SAU, in addition to other appointments. He was previously the Chairman and CEO of Suez.

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Vindi Banga

Vindi Banga

Vindi Banga is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of GlaxoSmithKline plc, a Partner at Clayton Dubilier & Rice, a Non-Executive Director of the Economist and a member of the Hakluyt International Advisory Board. Vindi sits on the Governing Board of the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, and the Global Leadership Council of the Saïd Business School, Oxford.

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Dr Hans Wijers

Dr Hans Wijers

Dr Hans Wijers is Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of ING Group N.V., a member of the Supervisory Board of Hal Holding N.V. and a member of the Temasek European Advisory Panel of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited.

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Dr Vivienne Cox CBE

Dr Vivienne Cox CBE

Vivienne Cox is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Vallourec SA, a supplier to the energy industry, Senior Independent Director of Pearson plc, a Non-Executive Director of GlaxoSmithKline plc and a member of the board of Stena AB. Vivienne is also Chair of the Rosalind Franklin Institute and Vice-Chair of the Said Business School, Oxford University.

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