Rachel Higham

Rachel joined Macmillan’s board in September 2020 and is Global CIO at WPP, the world's leading creative transformation company.  She has extensive experience of driving digital transformation through her technology career in the media, financial services and telecoms industries. Prior to her role at WPP, Rachel served in technology leadership roles at M&S Money, HSBC, ACE Group, Vodafone and BT, living and working across EMEA, Asia, North and Latin America.

A passionate diversity and inclusion champion, Rachel sponsors a number of global development programmes for women and the LGBTQ+ community. She has wide-ranging governance experience from her corporate career and being on the boards of several charities, advisory and industry bodies.

Rachel also serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees of FACT, the UK's leading digital arts charity that believes in enriching lives and shaping the future through film, art and creative technology.