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Independent Non-Executive Director, United Kingdom

Gemma Godfrey

Gemma Godfrey joined the Board of Foresters in 2021. She is a member of the Risk, Investment, Audit and Compliance Committees and responsible for championing Environmental, Social and Governance factors for sustainability.

Gemma was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of a digital investing service that pioneered new services into the UK market and was acquired by a global insurance company. She went on to launch a venture on behalf of News UK and advised the government on its 10-year strategy to improve the nation’s financial wellbeing. Prior to this, she was Head of Investment Strategy for Brooks Macdonald Group plc, having started her career at Goldman Sachs and GAM.

Gemma is a Non-Executive Director for several companies, including Saga plc. She is an ambassador for the charity Surviving Economic Abuse, and a business expert on Sky News and ITV, having been a boardroom adviser on The (US) Apprentice.