Caroline Flint's Profile

Caroline took up post in September 2021, for an initial term of office of three years, and succeeds current Chair Sharon Mays who left the Trust following completion of her two terms of office.

Caroline has a wealth of experience from her 22 year-long career in politics as a Labour MP, from 1997 until 2019.  She was the first woman MP for Don Valley and a Minister in five government departments before serving in Her Majesty’s Opposition Shadow Cabinet from 2010 to 2015. 

Since leaving politics, Caroline has held the role of Chair of the Institute for Prosperity Advisory Board; is a Board Advisor to Hawthorn; an Associate for Global Partners Governance, and is a media commentator on news and current affairs.