Becky Foreman is UK Corporate Affairs Director for Microsoft where she leads the team responsible for delivering a regulatory environment in which the business can flourish. She is accountable for building and maintaining effective connections with policy-makers and influencers, making a contribution to Britain which meets the goals of both the business and society, improving the company’s reputation among policy-makers and driving the business’ wider policy goals. Becky was previously Head of Government Affairs at Microsoft and before that an Associate Director at Portland Communications where she managed a team of consultants servicing Portland’s media and technology clients including Sky, Google, Apple, Vodafone and Virgin Media. Prior to this Becky worked at Ofcom, where she ran the Chairman’s private office and also established Ofcom’s outreach to the EU institutions. She started her career working for Conservative politicians in Westminster and Brussels.