Date of appointment: 7 February 2017
Mrs Grobler is an experienced executive with a strong track-record in technology and IT roles. She was appointed Group Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Hyperion Insurance Group in 2016. Prior to this she was Vice President and CIO Corporate Functions at BP where she led the transformation of both the organization and the digital landscape through introducing sustained change in process, capability and technology, having held a variety of roles across IT and global trading over 16 years.
Before BP, Mrs Grobler managed large scale global technology projects and strategies within banking and trading based in both London and South Africa.
Mrs Grobler has been recognised as one of the 25 most influential women in UK IT and has been shortlisted for CIO of the Year at the 2016 Women in IT awards.
She holds a Higher National Diploma in Computer Systems from Durban University in South Africa and a National Diploma in Electronic Data Processing from Cape Peninsula University (South Africa).
Member of the Technology Advisory Board at Board Intelligence Ltd
Member of the Board of Hyperion Services Ltd
Member of the Board of Howden Broking Group
Chairperson of the Technology Committee