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 sits on the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee 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 a Non-executive Director of Unbound Group plc (formerly Electra Private Equity 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.