Victoria Cope, MBA CEng CCME FRAeS FCIPS

Commercial Director, GCF

Victoria is the Commercial & Category Director for the UK Health Security Agency. Where she leads the Category, Contract Delivery and Business Development functions with a key focus on capability development, commercial innovation and social value.

Victoria has over 20 years’ experience in the Defence & Security sector, leading corporate procurement, commercial and finance functions within FTSE100/250 organisations including BAE Systems, QinetiQ, Airbus and Unilever.

Victoria’s achievements were recognised by The Times & Sunday Times in 2019 as the winner of We Are the City Top 100 Women 2019 – Defence. Victoria was also awarded the Marshall of Cambridge Medal by the Duke of Edinburgh in 2012 for her contribution to the industry.

Victoria is a chartered Aeronautical Engineer by background and holds an Executive MBA from Henley Business School. Victoria is a Fellow and Global Advisory Board Member of World Commerce & Contracting, a Non-Executive Council Member of The Air League Trust and a Trustee and Chair of Audit, Risk & Assurance Committee of the Inspiring Leadership Trust.