Vice-Chairman and Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee
From 1 January 2013 (Deputy Chair / Senior Independent Director from 1 February 2015)
Caroline is a chartered accountant and has had a career of 35 years working in professional services, based in Leeds, London and Edinburgh. As a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) until 2009, she worked at senior board level, supporting some of the largest organisations in the UK and internationally implementing significant change including turnaround, mergers, cost reduction, culture and people change. She also sat on the board of PwC's assurance division with responsibility for people.
Among her other current roles, Caroline is Non-executive director and chair of the audit committee of Synthomer plc, she provides consulting services to a range of global chemical organisations and is a member of the governing council of the University of Leeds. She is also Chair of BARCA - Leeds, a community-based charity in the city.