Catherine Bradley CBE

Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board: January 2022

Catherine has more than 30 years of executive experience advising global financial institutions and industrial companies on complex transactions and strategic opportunities. She brings knowledge from working across Europe and Asia, serving on the boards of leading consumer-facing companies and working with regulators and standard setters.

Catherine is a non-executive director of Johnson Electric Holdings Limited and of easyJet plc, where she chairs the finance committee. She is also senior independent director of Kingfisher plc.

Previously, Catherine has served on the boards of leading industrial and consumer-facing companies in the UK, France and Hong Kong. She was appointed by HM Treasury to the Board of the Financial Conduct Authority in 2014 and played an important role in establishing the FICC Markets Standards Board in 2015. Catherine stepped down from these boards in 2020. Between 2021 and 2022 she was also a board member of the Value Reporting Foundation, where she co-chaired the audit committee.

In her executive career, Catherine has held a number of senior finance roles in investment banking and risk management: in the US with Merrill Lynch, in the UK and Asia with Credit Suisse, and finally in Asia with Société Générale. She returned to Europe in 2014 to start her non-executive career.

Catherine graduated from the HEC Paris School of Management with a major in Finance and International Economics. She was awarded a CBE in 2019.