Wendy J Barnes

Practiq Consulting Ltd

Wendy J Barnes, a portfolio non-executive and an independent consultant in cyber security, has wide experience in utilities, security and defence sectors.  Formerly a Customer Services Director in United Utilities, Wendy has been a Director General in the Department of Energy and Climate Change, and a non-executive director in the MOD, government security departments, Met Office and Ofwat.  

She is currently a non-executive director at the National Crime Agency, OCS Group, BMT Group and Scottish Power Networks and a consultant at Practiq Ltd.  Wendy has chaired and been a member of several Audit and Remuneration Committees and has a particular focus on developing risk management and good governance, as well as helping  organisations take on change in challenging environments.  Wendy is also a non-executive director of Chester Cathedral Enterprise.