Caroline has spent more than 20 years working in the fields of risk management, audit, internal controls, compliance and ethics, finance and pensions.

The first 8 years of Caroline’s career were spent working in the engineering sector for WS Atkins, providing technical and quantitative risk management services to public and private sector clients, largely in the rail industry. This included 4 years spent working in Hong Kong, China and Singapore.

Caroline joined Diageo’s internal audit function in 2003 and during 16 years with the business undertook a number of senior finance positions with Diageo, culminating in her final role, as Global Risk & Compliance Director leading an integrated global risk, control, compliance and ethics function. Caroline is passionate about doing business the right way.

Caroline has a BA Hons degree in Risk Management from Glasgow Caledonian University, and an MBA from Bayes Business School.

Caroline is also a non executive director of NHS Property Services Ltd and a trustee director of a large UK pension scheme.