Non-Executive Director

David Mawdsley


David was appointed as a non-executive director in November 2023.

David is Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs for GSK.  In this role he has responsibility for:

  • GSK’s global corporate government affairs and policy
  • corporate media relations
  • corporate digital communications and campaigns
  • corporate responsibility and reporting
  • global brand and visual identity

David sits on the company’s Financial Disclosure Committee and the board level Corporate Responsibility Committee.

David joined GSK in 2003 and has held a series of roles of increasing responsibility over that time including leading global investor relations for three years. 

David previously worked in the energy sector for National Grid Transco and the Lattice Group.  Prior to this he was Senior Adviser and Chief of Staff to the Rt Hon Michael Portillo MP as Shadow Chancellor, and Head of Economic Research for the Conservative Party.

Non-Executive Director

The non-executive director team come from the private sector with experience of managing large or complex organisations and projects.

Non-executive directors provide advice and bring an external perspective to the department. They also provide support, guidance and challenge on the progress and implementation of operational business plans, recruitment and succession planning.

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