Christine Hodgson FCA became Chair of Severn Trent on 1 April 2020. Prior to this she was Chairman of Capgemini UK plc where she worked for 20 years in a number of UK and Global roles. Christine is the Senior Independent Director of Standard Chartered PLC and chairs The Careers and Enterprise Company; a government-backed company, the aim of which is to inspire and prepare young people for the world of work.
Christine chairs the Blackpool Pride of Place Board, a cross-sector partnership made up from the public, private and voluntary sectors. She returned to the town where she went to school to help create and lead a Board, which has developed a long-term strategic plan for social and economic regeneration.