Future and governance

Our organisational capacity, management processes and procedures are all underpinned by reference to the principles of good corporate governance, supported by a number of policies. The Board provides leadership to the business in order to create long-term value for all our key stakeholders.

Leadership & Board

Meet our Leadership and Board

Our Board considers Group-wide initiatives and priorities, reviewing the implementation of operational plans, and changes to policies and procedures. It facilitates the discussion of the development of new projects, and reviews and prioritises principal risks.

Executive Leadership Team (ELT)

Zillah Byng-Thorne
Chief Executive
Penny Ladkin-Brand
Chief Financial Officer
Sarah Rees
Sarah Rees
Chief of Staff
Kevin Li Ying
Chief Technology Officer
Zack Sullivan
Chief Revenue Officer
Claire Blunt
Chief Operating Officer
Elizabeth Deeming
Senior Vice President - B2B Division
Brandon Chreene, SVP People
Brandon Chreene
SVP People
Sophie Wybrew-Bond
Senior Vice President, Womens, Homes & Country
Adrian Hughes
SVP Operations
Lee Griffin
Senior Vice President, Savings and Wealth
Simon Collis
Simon Collis
VP, Editorial Audience
Stuart Forrest
Stuart Forrest
SVP Audience & Marketing
Neville Daniels
Managing Director, Australia

Board of directors

Richard Huntingford
Zillah Byng-Thorne
Chief Executive
Penny Ladkin-Brand
Chief Financial Officer
Meredith Amdur
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mark Brooker
Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee
Hugo Drayton
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Alan Newman
Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee
Rob Hattrell
Independent Non-Executive Director
Angela Seymour-Jackson
Independent Non-Executive Director

Board Committee Docs

Download our Governance Reports

Matters Reserved for the Board

Schedule of matters expressly reserved for the collective decision of the Board.

Remuneration Committee

Reviews and recommends the framework and policy for the remuneration of the Chair, the Executive Directors, the Company Secretary and senior executives in alignment with the Group’s reward principles.

Nomination Committee

Reviews the structure, size and composition of the Board and its Committees.

Audit & Risk Committee

Oversees and monitors the Company’s financial statements, accounting processes and audits (internal and external).

Responsibility Committee

Oversees and monitors our responsibility strategy and monitors and approves the output