Carolyn Currie

Published: 15 March 2022

Chief Executive, Women Enterprise Scotland

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Chief Executive, Women Enterprise Scotland

Carolyn has enjoyed an extensive career at a senior level in financial services. Roles include Head of Women in Business at RBS where she co-designed, launched and expanded the women in business proposition to international acclaim. As the first woman to be Head of Business Lending, she managed the multi-billion-pound lending book and delivered new digital operating platforms. A practitioner of ethical, data-led innovation, Carolyn achieved industry recognition and awards for her work on new product development.

Now the Chief Executive of Women’s Enterprise Scotland, she has guided the development of global-leading standards for business support and for digital platform content. Carolyn regularly gives evidence to Parliamentary Committees on entrepreneurship and economic matters and comments in the media. She is a founding member of the UK Women’s Enterprise Policy Group, a member of the T20 (the think-tank aligned to the G20) and Entrepreneur in residence at Queen Margaret University where she is working on establishing women’s business centre. Carolyn chairs the board of the Productivity Institute in Scotland and is a member of the Strategic Advisory Board of the University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School.

First published: 15 March 2022