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Carolyn Fairbairn

Ambassador for Cambridge Judge Business School


Director General, Confederation of British Industry

  • 2015-present: Confederation of British Industry – Director General
  • 2012-2015: Lloyds Banking Group – Non-executive Director
  • 2012-2015: The Vitec Group – Non-executive Director
  • 2013-2015: Competition and Markets Authority – Non-executive Director
  • 2013-2015: UK Statistics Authority – Non-executive Director
  • 2014-2015: Capita – Non-executive Director
  • 2007-2011: ITV – Director of Group Development and Strategy
  • 2008-2011: Financial Services Authority – Non-executive Director
  • 2006-2007: McKinsey & Company – Partner
  • 2000-2004: BBC – Director of Strategy and Distribution
  • 1997-2000: BBC Worldwide, Director of Strategy
  • 1995-1997: Prime Minister’s Policy Unit
  • 1988-1995: McKinsey & Company – Consultant
  • 1985-1987: The Economist – Journalist
  • 1984-1985: The World Bank – Economist

Carolyn Fairbairn, non-executive director of the Competition and Markets Authority, Lloyds Banking Group, the Vitec Group, Capita, the UK Statistics Authority and a Trustee of Marie Curie Cancer Care

From Downing Street to the Lloyds Banking Group, via the BBC, ITV and McKinsey to name a few, Carolyn Fairbairn knows that…

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Cambridge Business Magazine: No public humiliation

Carolyn Fairbairn, the new director general of the Confederation of British Industry and a member of the Advisory Board at Cambridge Judge…

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Carolyn Fairbairn.