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Christine Hodgson, CBE

Senior Independent Director | Joined September 2013


Christine was appointed an independent non-executive director of Standard Chartered PLC in September 2013 and Senior Independent Director in February 2018.


Christine has strong business leadership, finance, accounting and technology experience.


Christine held a number of senior positions at Coopers & Lybrand and was corporate development director of Ronson plc before joining Capgemini in 1997, where she held a variety of roles including chief financial officer and chair for Capgemini UK plc as well as chief executive officer of technology services for North West Europe. Christine stepped down as chair for Capgemini UK plc in March 2020. Christine was previously a trustee of MacIntyre Care, a non-executive director of Ladbrokes Coral Group plc and sat on the board of The Prince of Wales’ Business in the Community prior to stepping down on 9 February 2021. She received a CBE for services to education in the Queen’s New Year Honours 2020.

External appointments

Christine is Chair of Severn Trent Plc and The Careers & Enterprise Company Ltd, a government backed company established to help inspire and prepare young people for the world of work. She is also Senior Pro Chancellor and Chair of Council of Loughborough University and External Board Advisor to Spencer Stuart Management Consultants NV.