Lyn Grobler


Date of appointment: 7 February 2017

Nationality: British


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 Howden Group Holdings (formerly 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.

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).

 External Appointment(s):

Chairperson of the Board of Howden Group Services Limited

Member of the Board of Hx Group Limited

Non Executive Director Titan Cement International SA

Committee membership(s):

Member of the Nominations and Corporate Governance Committee

Member of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee

Member of the Risk Committee