Vanessa Godsal
Vanessa Godsal
head of cyber security communications, worldwide / corporate communications lead, Europe & Africa
HP Inc.

Currently in her 9th year at HP Inc. Vanessa leads Cyber Security Communications as part of the Global Corporate Communication team and is a member of HP’s Security Advisory Board. She is also the Corporate & Crisis Communications Lead for the Europe & Africa region. Prior to that Vanessa was responsible for Corporate Communications for the EMEA President and the Managing Directors of HP’s Tier 1 markets and for the region’s Crisis Management and Sustainable Impact communications, including Diversity & Inclusion. She sits on the HP EMEA D&I Board, and was a Strategic Board Member of the UK’s Tech Talent Charter. She spent three years on the Country Leadership Team for HP, UK & Ireland.


Vanessa has more than 25 years of experience across all communication disciplines including consumer, corporate and financial PR, brand communications, advertising, internal communications, event management and CSR.


She spent eight years leading communications for The Carphone Warehouse & TalkTalk PLC, and has eight years agency experience; from Account Manager to Board Director across three top UK PR agencies. All three of her agency tenures led to Clients offering Vanessa a role on their team.