Vivienne Cox is currently Senior Independent Director of Pearson plc, the Chairman of its Reputation & Responsibility Committee, and a member of its Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees.
She is a Non-Executive Director of Stena International and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Vallourec, a supplier to the energy industry.
She is also Lead Independent Director at the UK Government’s Department for International Development and was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2016 New Year Honours for services to the UK Economy and Sustainability.
Vivienne has wide experience of business gained in the energy, natural resources and publishing sectors.
She worked for BP plc for 28 years, in Britain and Continental Europe, in posts including executive vice president and chief executive of BP’s gas, power and renewable business and its alternative energy unit. Vivienne was previously a Non-Executive Director of BG Group plc and Rio Tinto plc.