Tanya Cordrey

Director, former Chief Digital Officer of the Guardian

Tanya is currently a non-executive Director and Advisory Board Member at various companies such as Clarks and Private Equity firm Palamon Capital Partners.
She is also heading up Europe for Technology and Product Consultancy at AKF Partners which is a small team of former Silicon Valley CTOs, CEOs and CPOs who have worked with companies such as Linkedin, Amazon, Walmart, Pixar, Etsy.


Previously she was Chief Digital Officer of The Guardian where she established a best in class product, UX, data and engineering team which helped transform Guardian from a UK, print-centric organisation to a global, digital powerhouse.
Before that, she has also worked for various US firms (e.g. ran product as part of the senior team at eBay UK in its early days) and worked at both legacy firms (BBC) and start-ups (awarding winning fintech Zopa).