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Christine Hodgson CBE

Major Career Roles:

  • Chair, Severn Trent plc
  • Senior Independent Director and RemCo Chair, Standard Chartered plc
  • Executive Chair and Group Executive Committee member, Capgemini UK plc


Other Career Highlights:

  • Chair, Careers and Enterprise Company
  • Non-Executive Director, Tech Partnership
  • Member, UK Department for Education’s Business Forum
  • Non-Executive Director, Ladbrokes Coral Group plc
  • Trustee, Business in the Community
  • Trustee, MacIntyre Care





Christine Hodgson has over 25 years of international senior-leadership experience across multiple sectors including technology, software and computer systems, financial services, government and education industries. She offers extensive Board and governance experience as well as a deep understanding of business, finance and technology leadership.


Christine is Chair of Severn Trent plc , Chair of Newton Europe consultancy, Chair of Council and Senior Pro-Chancellor for Loughborough University and an Adviser to the Spencer Stuart partnership.


During Christine’s tenure at Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, digital transformation technology and engineering services, she has held a variety of roles, including CFO for the UK, CFO for the Global Outsourcing business and CEO of Technology Services North-West Europe.


Christine was the first female Executive Committee member of the Capgemini Group. She was also Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer and a member of the Group Executive Committee of Capgemini SE.


In 2020, Christine was awarded a CBE for Services to Education and an Honorary Degree from Loughborough University in 2019.