Baroness Kate Rock, Senior Independent Director, Keller Group

Baroness Kate Rock is the Senior Independent Director and designated Non-executive Director with responsibility for workforce engagement at Keller.

Nationality: British

Appointed: 2018

Keller Committees: Chair of the Social and Community Committee and member of the Audit and Risk, Nomination and Governance, Remuneration, and Environment Committees.

Skills and experience:
Kate was a Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Imagination Technologies plc, the former global FTSE 250 high technology company, until November 2017. She is a Board member of the world’s first Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation. She sat on the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee until the end of January 2023 and from 2017 to 2018 was a member of the House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence. Kate was a partner at College Hill for 12 years from 1996 and was Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party with responsibility for business engagement until July 2016. She holds a BA in Publishing and History.

Other appointments:
Kate is the Non-executive Chair of Costain Group Plc and a Non-executive Director of Unbound Group plc. She is also a Director and Trustee of The Prince’s Countryside Fund. She was appointed a Life Peer in 2015 and is also a Senior Adviser at Instinctif Partners and at Newton Europe.