Elected: 2016
Discipline: Professional, Educational and Public Sector Leadership
Ms Caroline Jane Gardner CBE, FRSE

Former Auditor General for Scotland, Audit Scotland.

Caroline Gardner is an expert in public financial management with interests in corporate governance, ethics and diversity, with a focus on increasing inclusion to ensure we meet the social, technical and environmental challenges and opportunities of the twenty-first century. She became Auditor General for Scotland in 2012 after a spell as Chief Financial Officer of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Previous roles include Deputy General, Audit Scotland in 2000 and President of The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy from 2006 to 2007.