Shefaly Yogendra, is a portfolio board director, with special focus on digital and tech leadership and governance, organisational growth, risk, and decision making. She serves as a trustee of Beyondme, an independent governor of London Metropolitan University, and a non exec director on the board of the LSE-listed JP Morgan US Smaller Companies Investment Trust.
Shefaly built her career in corporate venturing in the technology industry, followed by strategy advisory to investors, regulators and leaders of operating companies on strategic investment in emergent and regulated technologies. She is also a mentor on IndieBio, a synthetic biology accelerator in California and an Executive Mentor at Blooms Club London, and was listed among the “100 Women To Watch” in the 2016 edition of the Female FTSE Board Report.
She is a popular speaker with experience with a wide range of audiences including founders, CXOs and board directors. In her talks, she draws upon her experiences of living and working on three continents, as well as her knack for story telling with research evidence and humour.
”To Watch”, Female FTSE Board Report 2016