Carol began her career in advertising and branding. She was an eponymous partner in top 20 advertising agency Mellors Reay & Partners for more than 20 years working with blue chip companies Procter & Gamble, Kimberley Clark, United Biscuits and Associated British Foods. During her time in advertising Carol served as a trustee of Nabs, the communication industry charity and was Chair for three years.
Carol was also Executive Chair of Great Ormond Street Children’s Charity, a role that combined Chief Executive and Chair. Carol holds a Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling and practiced for five years in a part time capacity. She is currently Chair of technology company ProQuo AI.
She is a graduate of Manchester University, is married with two grown up children and lives in Suffolk. A keen forager, Carol loves to cook and swim.