Dr Vivienne Cox
Independent Non-Executive Director
Board of Directors
Glaxo Smith Kline
Vivienne was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 July 2016. Vivienne has wide experience of business gained in the energy, natural resources and publishing sectors. She also has a deep understanding of regulatory and government relationships. 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. Vivienne 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 is Senior Independent Director of Pearson plc, 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.