WIG welcomes six new members

WIG welcomes new members!

We are pleased to welcome WorldSkills UK, Pure Storage, Cognizant, National Grid, UKGI and CIPFA as new members of WIG!

WorldSkills UK

WorldSkills UK help young people get off to the best start in work and life through experiential careers advice activities and access to guidance from peer role models. They engage thousands of young people in skills competitions right across the UK, where they improve their technical and employability skills to the highest possible national standard. Then they select the best in the UK and put them into an accelerated development programme to compete with the best in the rest of the world. WorldSkills UK creates medal winning, worldclass skills champions: young, confident role models, from all backgrounds, who go on to inspire others to follow in their footsteps.

You can find out more about them by visiting their website.

Pure Storage

Pure Storage empowers innovators to drive better customer experiences, new business models, faster innovation and time-to-market, and higher productivity-driven results. Their mission is to change the way people build technology. Among data storage companies, they defy industry conventions, and by pairing their partners and customers with elegantly simple solutions they hope to forever change expectations of what’s possible from a data storage company.

You can find out more about them on their website.


Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. There unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant, a member of the Nasdaq-100, is ranked 195 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world.

You can find out more about them on their website.

National Grid

National Grid plc is a British multinational electricity and gas utility company headquartered in Warwick, United Kingdom. Its principal activities are in the United Kingdom and Northeastern United States. It has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange, and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

You can find out more about them on their website.


UKGI’s purpose is to be the government’s centre of excellence in corporate finance and corporate governance.

UKGI began operating on 1 April 2016 as a government company, wholly-owned by HM Treasury. Independently managed, UKGI brings together the functions of the Shareholder Executive (ShEx was formerly part of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) and UK Financial Investments Ltd (UKFI) under a single holding company.

You can find out more about them on their website.


CIPFA, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, is the professional body for people in public finance. They have 14,000 members work throughout the public services, in national audit agencies, in major accountancy firms, and in other bodies where public money needs to be effectively and efficiently managed.

As the world’s only professional accountancy body to specialise in public services, CIPFA’s portfolio of qualifications are the foundation for a career in public finance. They include the benchmark professional qualification for public sector accountants as well as a postgraduate diploma for people already working in leadership positions. They are taught by their in-house CIPFA Education and Training Centre as well as other places of learning around the world.

They also champion high performance in public services, translating our experience and insight into clear advice and practical services. They include information and guidance, courses and conferences, property and asset management solutions, consultancy and interim people for a range of public sector clients.

You can find out more about them on their website.