Caroline Lamb

CEO, NHS Education for Scotland

Biography

Caroline is the Chief Executive of NHS Education for Scotland (NES), appointed in October 2015.

Caroline graduated from Kings College London and trained as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG, working with clients including Castle Cement, Citibank, Nestle and the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva.

After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant Caroline moved to Scotland and her first Director of Finance post was at Edinvar Housing Association. From Edinvar she moved into Higher Education, joining the University of Abertay Dundee as Director of Finance and then moving to the post of University Secretary and Director of Operations.

Caroline joined NES in 2004 as Director of Finance and Corporate Resources and Deputy Chief Executive until her current appointment as Chief Executive of the organisation.

Caroline is a Trustee of Circle, a Scottish Charity working with families affected by parental substance abuse and imprisonment; she is also a Non-Executive Director of Tabula Rasa, a Scottish Dance Company.