Leadership - Wai-Fung Thompson

Wai-Fung Thompson HR Director
LexisNexis UK & Ireland

Current Responsibilities

Wai-Fung is responsible for the development and implementation of the People Strategy for LexisNexis UK & Ireland. In addition, she leads the team of HR Business Partners who support the various departments of our business and the delivery of HR services including recruitment through to learning & development.

Prior to her current role as HR Director, Wai-Fung enjoyed a career in sales over the last 10 years at LNUK and has been the head of our sales organisation up to the end of 2013. Having started her career in teaching before sales, Wai-Fung combines her passion for people development with her commercial and business acumen with this move to HR: “I have always enjoyed the people dimension of my sales leadership roles, and I am hugely excited about making it my profession now, by leading HR across LNUK.”

Experience prior to LexisNexis

Wai-Fung read English and Education at Emmanuel College and Homerton College, Cambridge and enjoyed a teaching career before embarking on a career in sales, working in telesales and field sales roles, through to management and leadership in the Financial Times (Pearson), Interactive Data Corporation, Standard and Poor's (McGraw Hill), Egg Bank (Prudential) and now at LexisNexis.

Hobbies/Areas of Interest outside of work

Wai-Fung is an enthusiastic skier and gymnastics club coach and enjoys life in the country with her family.

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