Appointed: Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2020, Chair on 1 April 2020
Membership: Nominations Committee (Chair), Corporate Sustainability
Committee, Remuneration Committee
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 advocateof the need for companies to serve all of their stakeholders effectively and
deliver their social purpose. Until her appointment as Chair of the Severn Trent Board, she was the Executive Chair of Capgemini UK Plc, one of the world’s largest technology and professional services groups. Christine joined Capgemini 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.
Christine is the Senior Independent Director of Standard Chartered Plc
and was previously an Independent Non-Executive Director of Ladbrokes Coral
Group PLC until 2017. Christine also sits on the Board of The Prince of Wales’ Business in the Community and is Chair of The Careers & Enterprise Company Limited, 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.
- Senior Independent Director of Standard Chartered Plc
- Trustee and Member of the Board of the Prince of Wales’ Business in the Community
- Chair of The Careers and Enterprise Company Limited
- Member of the DfE Business Engagement Forum