Carolyn Aitchison

Board Member

Carolyn was most recently a Managing Director and Head of Structured Product at The Blackstone Group, and previously a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and DLJ.  Her experience in finance includes sitting on Investment and on Risk Committees for these organisations. Carolyn currently sits as an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Northern Trust Global Services and chairs the Audit and Compensation Committees; and the Board of the University of Law where she also chairs the Audit Committee.   Carolyn is a member of the Edinburgh University Investment Committee. 

Previously, Carolyn helped The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation establish financial and legal structures including offices in India, Kenya and Uganda.  She was also a Trustee of the Big Issue Foundation and The Social Investment Business Foundation.