<p>Kirstin Baker CBE had a long career in the civil service and was most recently HM Treasury&rsquo;s Finance and Commercial Director. Earlier in her career, she led the Treasury team coordinating public spending policy and managed many of the Treasury&rsquo;s interventions in individual banks in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. She has also worked as a competition official in the European Commission, as an EU policy advisor in the Cabinet Office and as a senior civil servant in the Scottish Government, leading work on infrastructure investment. She holds non-executive positions on the boards of UK Financial Investments, The Pensions Regulator and Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust. She is also Vice-Chair of the Council of Sussex University and a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. She was awarded a CBE in 2011 for her work during the financial crisis.</p>

Kirstin Baker CBE

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Kirstin Baker CBE had a long career in the civil service and was most recently HM Treasury’s Finance and Commercial Director. Earlier in her career, she led the Treasury team coordinating public spending policy and managed many of the Treasury’s interventions in individual banks in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. She has also worked as a competition official in the European Commission, as an EU policy advisor in the Cabinet Office and as a senior civil servant in the Scottish Government, leading work on infrastructure investment. She holds non-executive positions on the boards of UK Financial Investments, The Pensions Regulator and Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust. She is also Vice-Chair of the Council of Sussex University and a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. She was awarded a CBE in 2011 for her work during the financial crisis.