Claire Dickson

Group IT CIO, DS Smith

Claire Dickson is Chief Information Officer for DS Smith, accountable for secure and resilient operations and delivering transformational business growth through digital & data capabilities in machine, energy, supply chain and customer experience, collaborating with the business across Recycling, Paper & Sustainable Packaging. 

Claire has over 20 years experience working in technology and was previously CIO for BP Downstream from 2016, where she executed a strategy to drive business value through IT excellence, with a focus on cyber resilience, ERP backbone, B2C & B2B platforms and pricing. 

Since 2022, Claire has also held a Non Executive Director position at Evos, an independent bulk liquid energy and chemical storage company headquartered in Amsterdam.  

Claire is passionate about leadership and growing talent for the future, investing time mentoring and coaching.