Tish Clyde

Tish Clyde

VP Global Employment Counsel, Nokia


Tish Clyde is VP Labor & Employment Counsel at Nokia. She leads a team accountable for shaping the global HR legal agenda for Nokia which has revenues of c€26bn with ~100,000 employees in more than120 countries. Tish also leads the Legal Operations team which includes a global shared service centre and is responsible for managing Nokia’s external legal spend and other operational projects. Key priorities for Nokia in the HR arena are:


1) leveraging automation, AI, and robotics to enable the business and provide HR support in such a global company,
2) the changing working environment with crowdsourcing and the platform economy that presents allot of opportunity in the Tech sector; and
3) #MeToo, gender pay gap reporting and multi-generations in the workforce which makes the D&I agenda ever more important.


Prior to joining Nokia in 2016, Tish has held a variety of global L&E Legal roles in different multinationals and sectors, including healthcare, Financial Services, Logistics and now Tech/Telecoms. Tish started her career in private practice at Allen & Overy and later she was a partner at Charles Russell. She studied history at Trinity College, Oxford before becoming a lawyer.