Caroline Gardner

Honorary Treasurer

Caroline has worked in financial services for over 25 years and, as Head of Insurance Supervision at the FCA, she champions good consumer outcomes. She’s held several non-executive roles including on the Board of a Pension Fund.

Caroline is keen to leverage her professional expertise and personal experiences for a cause that she cares about and was impressed by Brandon Centre’s work supporting young people’s mental health.

What appealed to you about working with Brandon Centre?

“I attended an event where the Brandon Centre team were speaking. The impact of their support and interventions for young people facing challenges stood out to me,” says Caroline. “The organisation’s clear mission, well-established status and commitment to excellence was impressive.”

What are you looking forward to in your role as Trustee?

“My personal experience is that it’s not always easy to navigate the system and access the support you need for young people. I’m looking forward to helping Brandon Centre grow and making sure it has the support it needs to succeed,” says Caroline.

Caroline is our Honorary Treasurer, supporting the finance team and offering valuable insights on broader issues across the organisation. In her spare time, Caroline can be found on her allotment tending to her vegetables, on the tennis court or walking her dog.