Shefaly Yogendra, PhD was appointed a Director in 2019. She was most recently the COO of Ditto AI, a symbolic AI startup. She built her career in corporate venturing in the technology industry, followed by strategy advisory work on emerging technologies with investors, regulators and leaders of operating companies. She focuses on digital leadership and governance, organisational growth, risk, and decision making. She is an independent governor of London Metropolitan University, and a non-executive director of Harmony Energy Income Trust PLC and JP Morgan US Smaller Companies Investment Trust PLC. She was listed among the “100 Women To Watch” in the 2016 edition of the Female FTSE Board Report.