Independent Non-Executive Directors

Dame Polly Courtice, DBE, LVO 

Member of the Nomination Committee

Member of the Remuneration Committee


Polly Courtice was appointed as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Nomination Committee in April 2020. She was appointed to the Board in April 2015.

Polly is Founder Director of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). She is a Director of the Judge Business School Executive Education Limited, a By-Fellow of Churchill College and an Honorary Fellow of Murray Edwards College at the University of Cambridge. She is a Director of Jupiter Green Investment Trust, and serves on the environmental / sustainability advisory boards for a number of leading companies.

In 2016 Polly was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) for services to sustainability leadership, and in 2008 was made a Lieutenant of the Victorian Order (LVO). Polly was awarded the 2015 Bright Award for Environmental Sustainability from Stanford University Law School, and in 2016 was recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Ethical Corporation.