Dr Carol Bell

An experienced industrialist and financier, Carol trained as a Natural Scientist and started her career in the oil and gas industry before moving into banking where she held senior posts at UBS, Credit Suisse First Boston, JP Morgan and Chase Manhattan Bank.

During 2019, she became a founder Director of Chapter Zero, a network to enable non-executive directors of companies to engage with climate risk and the delivery of net zero targets for carbon emissions.

She currently serves on the following public company boards in Energy (especially Energy Transition), Mining and Investment Management: Bonheur, Tharisa and the BlackRock Energy and Resources Income Trust.

Carol is a board member of the Development Bank of Wales (which invests in SMEs in Wales) and a council member of Research England. She is the Vice President of National Museum Wales and the first female board member of the Football Association of Wales.