Governance Network Roundtable: Board Approaches to Upskilling and Capability

This event is intended specifically for individuals currently sitting as a Non-Executive and/or Trustee. Numbers are strictly limited to ensure everyone is able to contribute to the conversation.

Attendance is by invitation; the invitees are carefully selected in line with The Whitehall and Industry Group’s charitable purpose, representing organisations from a variety of sectors, to bring a range of views and perspectives.

If you or a colleague would like to be considered for future roundtables in this series, then please feel free to email us on [email protected]

In this discussion, Non-Executives and Trustees from across the sectors will address contemporary thinking on the Board’s role in relation to upskilling and capability. The session will offer perspectives from across government, industry, academia and the not-for-profit sector.

  • Sue Langley OBE

    Lead Non-Executive Director

    Home Office

    Sue Langley is Non-Executive Chair Gallagher UK, Senior Independent Director UKAR (Northern Rock Asset Management and Bradford and Bingley) and the Lead Non-Executive Director for the Home Office. Sue is the Alderwoman for the City of London Aldgate Ward. Previously she was CEO Financial & Professional Services at the Department for International Trade (DIT), Executive Director North America and Market Development for Lloyd's of London, Director of Lloyd’s Asia and Chairman of Lloyd’s Japan. Prior to this Sue was Chief Operating Officer (COO) and a member of the Executive team for the Hiscox Group holding various Board positions. She joined Hiscox from PriceWaterhouseCoopers where she was a Principal Consultant working with a range of FTSE 100 companies.

    Sue was a founding member of the Governments Women's Business Council. She is a past recipient of the Insurance Institute of London (ILL) Presidents Award, the FS Women in the City Achievement Award, Women to Watch, Leading Women in Reinsurance, top 20 inspirational City Women and in 2015 received an OBE for services to women in business. A participant on the BBC Expert Women’s initiative and born in the East End, she is passionate about social mobility and involved in a number of charitable and mentoring roles. Sue graduated (BSc Hons) from Southampton University.



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