Coats

Heather Lawrence

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Position Independent Non-Executive Director
Nationality British
Tenure Appointed on 7 November 2022
Committees Chair Designate of Audit and Risk Committee
Member of Nomination Committee

Key skills and experience

  • More than 25 years of experience in finance
  • Strong background in corporate finance and investment banking, and track record of delivering positive change globally and regionally

External appointments

Heather originally qualified as a Chartered Accountant and subsequently spent well over a decade working in senior roles in corporate finance and investment banking, where she honed her experience across industrial and transportation businesses. In her most recent role, Heather was a Managing Director at Citigroup, where she ran the Aviation and Travel franchise in EMEA. She has served on several boards and was previously a Non-Executive Director of Flybe plc. Heather is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Melrose Industries plc.

Qualifications

Heather holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Exeter.