Vicky Wallis in a suit smiles at the camera

Vicky Wallis

Chief People Officer,
Direct Line Group

Gender Equality Leadership Team

Vicky joined Santander UK in April 2015 as HR Director and is now a member of the Executive Committee. Vicky is responsible for further developing and driving the human resources (HR) agenda to align with the bank strategy.

Vicky has experience as an HR consultant at a range of companies, notably EDF Trading, Lloyds Pharmacy, Abbey National (pre-Santander UK) and Vodafone.

Vicky’s previous role was at RBS, where she partnered the business through unprecedented levels of change. Vicky contributed to top-level strategic debate with the Capital Resolution Group and non-core boards, as well as working with members of the RBS Executive Committee on strategic restructuring matters. 

Vicky has two children and enjoys spending time as a family. She is a keen filmgoer, enjoys music from multiple decades. She also enjoys running, cycling and the gym, when she can get there.

About Business in the Community’s Gender Equality Leadership Team

Each area of work Business in the Community (BITC) undertakes is led by a group of senior executives who provide strategic guidance and support us in achieving our objectives.

The purpose of BITC’s Gender Equality Leadership Team is to help ensure that women can achieve their full potential at work.

Find out more about BITC’s work on gender.

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