11. Trudy Norris-Grey, General manager, Central & Eastern Europe at Microsoft and chair of WISE
Trudy Norris-Grey is chair of Wise (Women in science, engineering and technology) and managing director of Microsoft’s public sector business in Central and Eastern Europe. The Wise campaign is aimed at encouraging more girls and women to pursue STEM careers. Previously she held senior executive positions in BT, Sun Microsystems, Oracle and Eastman Kodak. She has also chaired the CBI Innovation, Science & Technology Committee and was chair of UKRC before merging with Wise.