Sue took up her appointment as a non-executive director (NED) for the Home Office in December 2013. She was appointed as the lead NED in May 2014.
Sue has extensive board and international experience. She is currently Chairman of Arthur J Gallagher UK, a non-executive director for UKAR (Northern Rock asset management and Bradford & Bingley) and a member of the Women’s Business Council. Previously she was CEO of the Financial Services Organisation for UK Trade and Investment, Director of Market Operations for Lloyd’s of London, Chairman of Lloyds Japan and Director of Lloyds Asia. Prior to this she was Chief Operating Officer and a member of the executive team for the Hiscox Group, holding various board positions.
Sue is involved in a number of voluntary events and organisations and is a mentor for a range of women across different industries. She is a recipient of the Financial Services Women in the City Achievement Award and in 2015 was awarded an OBE for services to women in business.
Lead Non-Executive Director
The non-executive director team come from the private sector with experience of managing large or complex organisations and projects.
Non-executive directors provide advice and bring an external perspective to the department. They also provide support, guidance and challenge on the progress and implementation of operational business plans, recruitment and succession planning.