Sharon Baylay was appointed a Non‑executive Director of the Company on 1 April 2014. She is Non-executive Director at Market-Tech Limited and of Restore plc, and previously was the Chairman of Dot Net Solutions, prior to its sale in 2016. From 2009 to 2011 Sharon was Marketing Director and a Main Board Director of the BBC, responsible for all aspects of Marketing, Communications and Audiences. She was also on the Board of BBC Worldwide, Freesat and Digital UK. Prior to the BBC, Sharon held a number of senior roles at Microsoft Corporation over a period of 15 years from 1993 to 2008, including General Manager of the UK Online and Advertising business. Sharon is an Advanced Coach & Mentor, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and a Member of Women in Advertising and Communications, London (WACL).