Kathryn Vagneur is a director of several companies including a mutual insurer, a listed and a private investment fund. Previously she was on the board and CFO of an independent oil company and a director in the financial service consulting practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers. She has a PhD from London Business School where she did research for the CBI and consulted on strategy implementation with FTSE100 companies. She is a Certified Public Accountant and has an MSc (Management), BSc (Maths) and researches, teaches and writes about corporate governance and business improvement. She is interested in the systemic and resilience effects of regulation and technology and chairs RUSI’s Finance & Performance Committee.