P Vicary-Smith (Independent Non-Executive Director) joined the Board in July 2021. Mr Vicary-Smith was for 14 years the Chief Executive of the consumer organisation Which?. Prior to that his background was in marketing, and included roles as a strategy consultant at McKinsey, leading fundraising for Oxfam, and as Commercial Director at Cancer Research UK.
He is Chair of Oxford Brookes University and advises both established companies and digital start-ups on engaging with their customers and putting their customers' needs front and centre of decision-making. Mr Vicary-Smith is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales' Corporate Governance Committee. He is a member of the Audit Committee, Risk & Compliance Sub-committee and Remuneration and Nomination Committees.