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Dr Alix Pryde


External Member of Council


Dr Alix Pryde is an experienced board director and Sky’s Director of Central Services for Global OTT Technology. She also champions the Sky Women in Technology initiative and is a Trustee of the Institute of Physics.

Alix holds a BSc in Physics from the University of London (UCL) and a PhD in Theoretical Mineral Physics from the University of Cambridge.

After university, Alix joined McKinsey & Co. In 2002, Alix was hired by the BBC and enjoyed a range of roles across strategy, operations and technology. Alix then led consumer innovation for Vodafone UK before joining Sky in August 2016.

Alix is delighted to have the opportunity to contribute as a Council member of Queen Mary University of London, having benefitted from its longstanding commitment to access as it enabled her father to be the first in his coal-mining family to go to university.


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