Source: UK Government
Rosemary is a Non-Executive Director of HSBC UK PLC and YouGov PLC, an international online Market Research and Data Analytics company and currently advises and invests in a number of technology businesses in Europe and North America including Data Analytics, IOT, Internet Infrastructure and Fin Tech. She is a Fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society most recently leading an Exec Education Course for Board Chairs and NED’s on Cybersecurity. She is a Founding Director of the World Wide Web Foundation and has been the Chair of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on the Future of Internet Security. Rosemary is an Advisor to Motive Partners a US/UK Fintech PE Fund and Glasswing Ventures, a VC focusing on AI for consumer and enterprise and a Member of Rasbperry Pi Foundation (overseeing commercial operations of Raspberry Pi). She is an Advisor to a number of Academic Institutions in the UK and Canada and is a regular attendee and contributor to World Economic Forum, TED and Founders Forum. Through her Board work Rosemary has supported the Arts over the past 20 years in London.
Originally Canadian, Rosemary has a background over the past 25 years in Finance, Principal Investment, Start-up creation and Sale in Europe, UK, Canada and USA.
Katrin dealt in Old Master drawings for 30 years and was a partner at Colnaghi until the Gallery was sold in 2015. She is a Trustee of the National Gallery and sits on the Visiting Committee of the Department of Drawings and Prints at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. In the past she has been a Trustee of IntoUniversity and Sir John Soane’s Museum, served on the Executive Committee of the Society of London Art Dealers and was previously a member of the boards of the Royal Drawing School and the Fine Art Fund.
These roles are not remunerated. These reappointments have been made in accordance with the Cabinet Office’s Governance Code on Public Appointments, the process is regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments. The Government’s Governance Code requires that any significant political activity undertaken by an appointee in the last five years is declared. This is defined as holding office, public speaking, making a recordable donation or candidature for election. Rosemary Leith and Katrin Henkel have not declared any activity.