Janet Onyia

Janet Onyia

Governor Apprentice and External Co-Opted Member of the Finance and Employment Committee


Janet is a global technology delivery leader with a record of successfully leading complex, large-scale digital transformation projects and programmes in industry and management consulting.   She has led flagship programmes in cloud, platforms, open banking and data migration for a range of Financial Services clients. Her professional experience also includes Central Government, Higher Education and Energy.  

She is a passionate advocate for the increase of tangible opportunities for under-represented people in tech and entrepreneurship, and shares her knowledge via podcasts, articles and as a keynote speaker which has established her thought leadership profile in the areas of FinTech, digital transformation and inclusion. 

Janet has previously been recognised for her impact and contribution to digital transformation and inclusion within the financial services and beyond including:

  • Involve & Yahoo Finance Global Top 100 Future Leaders
  • Google Top 10 UK Black Role Model
  • Fellow – Founders of the Future (UK's most promising tech entrepreneurs)


Period of Office: 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2023?
Co Opted Member of the Finance and Employment Committee:7 February 2023 to 31 July 2026
Co Opted member of the Audit and Risk Committee 1 August 2025 to 31 July 2027


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