Senior Independent Director Appointed to the Network Rail Board
Skills and experience
Bridget is an economist by background and senior adviser of Volterra producing economic analysis across a range of sectors, especially for major infrastructure projects. Past roles have included being chief economist and chief economic adviser to the Greater London Authority and executive chair of Business Strategies Ltd, which was subsequently sold to Experian. She has chaired Audit and Risk Committees for the DWP, Britannia Building Society and Ulster Bank. She is Chair of Audit for Atom Bank and a commissioner for the National Infrastructure Commission. Bridget brings financial and economic expertise to the board. Bridget was awarded an CBE in 2019 for her services to the economy and is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
Current external appointments
Non- executive chair of Atom Bank; member of the With Profits Committee for the Royal London Group; Chair of the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency; a commissioner on the National Infrastructure Commission; a member of the DfT’s audit & risk committee; Senior adviser of Volterra.