On 1 June 2012, Cathy Turner was appointed as Chief Administrative Officer at Lloyds Banking Group.
Until April 2011, Cathy Turner was Director of Human Resources at Barclays Bank plc where she played an instrumental role in the set-up and growth of the UNICEF and Barclays partnership: Banking on Brighter Futures. She was appointed as Group Human Resources Director in April 2005 and in July 2008 her remit extended to include Strategy and Corporate Affairs. Cathy joined Barclays in August 1997 as a Compensation Manager. Following a period in Personal Financial Services, Cathy became Executive Compensation Director. She was also Investor Relations Director within Finance for four years.
Prior to Barclays, Cathy was a Practice Leader at Ernst and Young between 1994 and 1997. Previous experience has been gained through HR roles, specialising in performance management and compensation at Deloitte, Watson Wyatt, Percom and Volex.
She is a Board Member of the IFS School of Finance and a Non-Executive Director of the Royal College of Art. She has a BA (Hons) in Economics from Lancaster University.
Cathy was made a Vice President of UNICEF UK in 2011 and has recently completed her first field visit to Liberia with UNICEF UK President, Lord Paddy Ashdown, and other UNICEF UK VPs - Lord Michael Hastings and Mark Makepeace, CEO of FTSE.