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Sherry Coutu

Ms Sherry Coutu CBE

Ms Sherry Coutu CBE


Sherry Coutu is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor who serves on the boards of companies, charities, and universities.

She is currently a non-executive Director of Pearson plc, London Stock Exchange plc, DCMS and Raspberry Pi Trading. Sherry has decades of experience chairing Remuneration Committees of FTSE plcs, acting as Senior Independent Director and Nominations Committee chair and serving on audit committees. Philanthropically, she supports Founders4Schools, Digital Boost, Raspberry Pi Foundation and Cancer Research UK.

Sherry has an MBA from Harvard, an MSc (with distinction) from the London School of Economics, and a BA (Hons with distinction) from the University of British Columbia, Canada. She has been awarded Honourary PhDs from The University of Bristol, Manchester University and the Open University for her work in Education and the Economy.

She was appointed Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to entrepreneurship in the New Year's Honours List 2013.


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