THE BRAVE TEAM.
A former Partner with PwC, Carolyn Clarke combines almost 20 years of experience as an auditor and advisor to a wide range of organisations, with in-house experience as a FTSE 30 Head of Audit, Risk and Control and member of the Senior Leadership Team.
She has also worked with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) to develop guidance on the proposals for an Audit and Assurance Policy.
Carolyn firmly believes that all organisations are strongest with a clear purpose, and that purpose needs to be delivered on for the benefit of all stakeholders. This requires clarity, transparency, trust and confidence.
Carrie has over 10 years of experience operating as a member of the C-Suite and as a legal, compliance and regulatory advisor to Boards within the automotive, online retail and financial services sector.
Former General Counsel and Company Secretary to Mitsubishi Motors UK Group, Carrie was Chair of the Risk and Compliance Committee.
Carrie is also Legal and Governance Director for Auxillias Limited, a niche law firm supporting clients with their consumer and business lending products to SMEs.
Carrie is also a Non-Executive Director for an e-commerce and beverage start-up business and Governance and Policy Brand Ambassador for the Institute of Directors.
Michael brings 25 years of hands-on experience in the field of governance, risk and assurance, supporting Boards, Audit Committees and Executive teams as they transform their business for a digital age.
A specialist in Enterprise Risk Management, he is passionate about bringing risk and assurance to life – engaging business teams in a practical, straightforward and commercial conversation.
Michael left the Big 4 to become the Head of Risk and Compliance at a FTSE 30 company. He has worked internationally with some of the world’s biggest organisations, as well as in support of IPOs, and was a lead examiner for the UK Institute of Risk Management. Most recently, he worked with client organisations to enhance risk management on digital transformation programmes; to respond to emerging climate regulation; to implement proportionate approaches to business continuity and resilience; and to establish improved cyber security capabilities.
For the last 17 years, Steven has developed deep expertise in all aspects of assurance, governance, risk and control, building on his earlier engineering and commercial experience in the petrochemicals, energy and utilities sectors. As well as delivering high-profile internal audit portfolios for leading FTSE 50 companies, he has worked with the C suite to design, enhance and implement pragmatic and effective solutions with a focus on transformation. He has built global teams, spending seven years based in France and leading assignments in China, Indonesia, Thailand, USA and Egypt.