Juliet Thompson

Juliet Thompson

Independent Non-Executive Director

Juliet Thompson has over 30 years of finance, banking and board experience with significant focus in the healthcare sector. Juliet is a proven FTSE 250 audit chair and a former investment banker who has spent her career advising pharmaceutical companies. She played a leading role in setting up Code Securities, which was quickly acquired by Nomura (becoming Nomura Code) but remained independent. At Nomura Code, Juliet was advising companies in the healthcare and clean tech sectors on their financing and strategic options. She worked on over 50 transactions including IPO’s, secondary offerings, private placements and M&A. As Nomura Code was devolved, she joined Stifel with a team from Nomura Code to head up the life sciences and clean tech teams where she advised CEOs and CFOs in the healthcare sector.

Since retiring, Juliet has built a diverse portfolio and currently chairs the Audit Committees of Novacyt and Vectura. She is also a Non-Executive Director of Organox. She previously served on the Board of GI Dynamics, a Boston-based medical device company developing products for patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity. She holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Bristol and is a Chartered Accountant holding an ACA from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Nomination & Governance Committee