Law firm Thomas Eggar LLP has announced the appointment of Jenny Onslow as non-executive director to its TMT sector group.

The appointment will provide valuable industry insight and strategic guidance on developing the firm’s offering to the sector.

Jenny is a highly accomplished finance professional with more than 20 years’ experience of leading successful teams in multinational companies. She has worked in the technology sector since March 2000, initially with Merant plc and Micro Focus.

Jenny now works at Sophos Limited, the multinational software security company, as vice-president, financial control.

Jenny said: ‘It’s great to join a team that is clearly dedicated to understanding the issues being faced by technology-led businesses. The technology sector is a key focus for Thomas Eggar and I’m pleased I can bring my experience to further develop the team’s strategic thinking.’

Leon Deakin, head of TMT at Thomas Eggar, commented: ‘Jenny’s appointment represents an exciting time for us; not only was it a key strategic aim of the TMT team to bring in independent counsel, but her experience will ultimately help us to add value to our clients and sector contacts.

‘Jenny will be a great resource for industry developments, strategic input and know-how, all of which will be underpinned by the group’s technical excellence.”