Dr Ros Rivaz

RemCo Chair at Rexam PI & Technology Speaker

Dr. Rosalind Rivaz, also known as Ros, has been a Non-Executive Director at Computacenter plc since November 11, 2016 and its Senior Independent Non-Executive Director since April 24, 2018. Dr. Rivaz served as the Chief Technology Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Smith & Nephew PLC from 2011 to 2014.

Dr. Rivaz joined Smith & Nephew in November 2011. She has held senior management positions in global companies in the areas of supply chain management, logistics, manufacturing, procurebment and systems, including, Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI), Tate & Lyle, Diageo, ExxonMobil and Premier Foods. She has 30 years’ experience across all areas of operational excellence.

Dr. Rivaz has been Independent Non-Executive Director of Convatec Group Plc since June 21, 2017 and CEVA Logistics AG since May 3, 2018. She has been Independent Non-Executive Director at RPC Group Plc since March 30, 2017. She serves as a Non-Executive Director of Boparan Holdings Limited. She serves on the Board of Ministry of Defence Equipment and Support and is also Vice Chair of the Council of Southampton University, amongst other roles.

She stepped down from her position as the Deputy Chair of the Council of the University of Southampton after 10 years. She served as a Non-Executive Director of Rexam Ltd. (also known as, Rexam plc) from June 12, 2013 to June 2016. She serves as a Non-Executive Director of the Government sponsored Your Life initiative encouraging 14-16 year olds to pursue qualifications in Math and Physics, which ran for three years until the end of 2017. Dr. Rivaz holds an Honorary Doctorate from University of Southampton.

To book Dr Ros Rivaz as the technology speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Dr Ros is known to cover the following topics:

  • Technology & Innovation
  • Business Management
  • Leadership & Teamwork