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Gill Whitehead

Independent Non-Executive Director

Gill joined the Board in May 2019. She brings expertise in digital, data analytics, and consumer and customer insight, latterly at Google where she spent four years as Senior Director, leading their Client Solutions & Analytics and Market Insights teams. She is currently conducting research at Oxford’s Internet Institute into the uses of data and AI in business.

Prior to joining Google, Gill was an Executive Committee Member, and held roles as Director of Audience Technologies & Insight and Director of Strategy & Corporate Development, at Channel 4 Television Corporation. Prior to that, she held a number of senior executive roles at the BBC.

Gill is currently a Non-Executive Director at Informa plc, and is a former Non-Executive Director at the Financial Ombudsman Service and at YouView Television Limited. She started her career at the Bank of England and then Deloitte Consulting, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a graduate in Econometrics.