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Caroline Stockmann

Caroline Stockmann FCA DChA LGSM Hon FCT

Caroline Stockmann is a Non-Executive Director for a variety of organisations including TreasurySpring, Bank of England, Guildhall School Trust, the CIPD, Elton John AIDS Foundation, Oxfam International and KCSP, a multi-academy trust. She is also a member of the Advisory Panel of the Durham Law School, and a Durham University mentor.

From February 2017 until April 2023 Caroline was Chief Executive of the Association of Corporate Treasurers, before which she was Chief Financial Officer of The British Council, and before that Save the Children International. She has 30 years’ experience in senior finance, commercial and strategic posts at organisations including Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Cadbury Schweppes, Granada plc and Unilever/ Bestfoods. Much of her working life has been spent overseas.

Initially a professional musician (flute), Caroline then worked with young people within the Catholic Church (at the Lancaster Diocesan Youth Centre in the Lake District), after which she trained with KPMG as an accountant. She is a Fellow of the ICAEW, holds the ICAEW Diploma in Charity Accounting and has carried out numerous board roles over the years, both executive and non-executive. Caroline is a linguist, musician, trained coach and passionate bell ringer, and is married with two children. She has written training courses in self-development and leadership for the CFTE (Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship), Durham University, and FutureLearn, and has run seminars and workshops around the world. She is currently writing a book.