Appointed: Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2020. Christine will be appointed as Non-Executive Chair in April 2020 following Andrew Duff’s retirement from the Board
- Member of the Corporate Responsibility, Nominations and Remuneration Committees
Skills, competence and experience:
Christine brings extensive Board and Governance experience to the Company as well as a deep understanding of business, finance and technology leadership. She is a committed advocate of the need for companies to serve all of their stakeholders effectively and deliver their social purpose. She is currently the Executive Chair of Capgemini UK plc and the Senior Independent Director of Standard Chartered Plc. She was previously an Independent Non-Executive Director of Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC until 2017.
Christine joined Capgemini, one of the world’s largest technology and professional services Groups, in 1997 and built her career in a variety of roles including CFO for Capgemini UK plc and for the Global Outsourcing business, CEO of Technology Services North West Europe and the Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility. On assuming the Chair of Severn Trent Christine will retire from her roles at Capgemini.
Christine also sits on the Board of The Prince of Wales’ Business in the Community and is Chair of The Careers & Enterprise Company Ltd, a Government-backed company established to help inspire and prepare young people for the world of work. She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds a first class honours degree from Loughborough University.
- Trustee and Member of the Board of the Prince of Wales’ Business in the Community