Governance Committee

Gretchen has recently started her own consultancy business advising on global governance, risk and compliance frameworks, having previously spent over 20 years in the Financial Services industry.

She graduated from Bristol University with a degree in Modern Languages, and went on to qualify as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen. Gretchen spent the early part of her career focussing on fraud and forensic investigations in Zurich before continuing her career in Investment and Private banking. Since leaving her former role as Chief Auditor at Deutsche Bank, Gretchen has had additional UK board experience advising on changing regulatory, risk and compliance-based governance.

Gretchen is a licensed Zumba instructor and a keen alpine skier. She is married with two daughters, one of whom attends the school.