Sue Whalley

Non-Executive Director

Sue’s appointment to the Board, the Remuneration Committee and the Nominations Committee was announced on 22 November 2023, effective from 1 December 2023.

Sue Whalley

Board and Committee Memberships


Nominations Committee

Remuneration Committee

Relevant Skills and Experience:

Sue brings a blend of experience in strategic, technological and operational change in large, complex organisations, championing the use of innovation to improve customer service.

Previous Experience:

Sue Whalley is Chief People and Performance Officer at Associated British Foods plc (ABF), having been appointed to the role in 2019. Prior to joining ABF, Sue spent 12 years at Royal Mail Group, where she held a number of executive roles including Chief Executive Officer of the Post & Parcels division and Chief Operations Officer. Prior to that, Sue was a Partner at McKinsey & Company where she spent nearly 18 years in management consultancy. Sue is a graduate of University of Cambridge and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

External Appointments:

Chief People and Performance Officer at Associated British Foods plc.


Our Non-Executive Directors, through their diverse experience and skills, scrutinise the performance of management and constructively challenge and help develop our strategy. They uphold high standards of integrity and probity. They form the Audit & Risk, Nominations, Remuneration and SES Committees.

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