Vanessa Simms

Vanessa Simms


Vanessa brings extensive financial expertise to the Rotork Board, together with experience across a diverse range of industries, including real estate, renewable power generation, medical devices and telecommunications. Vanessa is currently Chief Financial Officer at Land Securities Group plc and was formerly Chief Financial Officer at Grainger plc. Prior to this Vanessa was Deputy Chief Financial Officer at Unite Group plc and UK Finance Director at SEGRO plc. Most recently, Vanessa was an Independent Non-executive Director at Drax Group plc. Vanessa is a Chartered Certified Accountant.

Appointed to the Board

  • 2024

External appointments

  • Chief Financial Officer, Land Securities Group plc

Committee membership

  • Audit and Safety & Sustainability
Vanessa Simms