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Laura Wade-Gery

Chair at NHS Digital
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Laura is Chair of the NHS Digital Board, as well as Chair of the Talent, Remuneration and Management Committee.

Laura is also a Non-Executive Director of NHS England.

Laura has over 20 years’ business experience having worked for several large businesses, including Marks & Spencer Group and Tesco. She joined Marks & Spencer Group in 2011 and was Executive Director, Multi-Channel, responsible for stores and online until 2016. She was CEO of from 2003 to 2011, and previously held several senior roles at Tesco, having joined them in 1997. 

Laura is currently a Non-Executive Director of British Land PLC (and chair of their Remuneration Committee). She is a trustee of Britten Pears Arts. She was an advisor to the Government Digital Service from 2012 to 2016 and a Non-Executive Director of the John Lewis Partnership from 2017 to April 2021.