Christine Ashton

Christine Ashton is the former senior vice president of Technology Transformation at Thomson Reuters. In this role, she is responsible for transforming our 10,000+ strong product technology organization. Previously, she led our Enterprise Business Systems organization for over two years, and along with her leadership team, re-engineered that organization to help it scale and meet the evolving needs of our company.

Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Christine held CIO and other technology leadership roles at BG Group Plc (now part of RDS), Transport for London (TfL) and BP among other energy and utilities, chemicals and telecom organizations. While at Transport for London, she designed and delivered key public services for the 2012 Olympics preparations including the popular cycle scheme “Boris Bikes”.

Christine serves on the advisory boards of several tech companies focusing on product and service design and is a Chartered Fellow of the British Computer Society. Consistently voted one of the most influential women in UK IT (2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016) and among the UK’s top 50 CIOs and IT Influencers, she strives to use her position to inspire women to choose careers in technology.


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