Allison Kirkby
Allison Kirkby

Appointed to the Board in March 2019. Allison is a member of the Audit & Risk, BT Compliance and Nominations Committees.


Allison was appointed President & CEO of Telia Company in May 2020. Allison was previously President & Group CEO of TDC Group until October 2019, and President & Group CEO of Tele2 AB from 2015 to 2018, having been Tele2 AB’s Group CFO from 2014. She was chair of the audit committee and a non-executive director of Greggs until May 2019. She has also held financial and operational roles within 21st Century Fox, Virgin Media, Procter & Gamble and Guinness.

Relevant skills and contribution to the Board

Valuable and recent experience in finance and the international telecoms and media sector, combined with strong experience in driving performance, improving customer service and delivering shareholder value.

External appointments

President & CEO of Telia Company AB and non-executive director and member of Audit Committee of Brookfield Asset Management Ltd.