Charlotte is the Chief Executive Officer of the Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, a leading business representative organisation which champions economic prosperity across Cambridgeshire & Stamford. Through advocacy, education and networking opportunities, the Chamber aims to empower members to achieve their goals and contribute to the prosperity of the local community as a whole. The Chamber’s mission is to be a trusted partner and resource for businesses of all sizes, across all industry sectors, and work together with local government organisations to build a thriving, dynamic community that is of benefit to all. Charlotte became CEO of Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce in July 2023. Before joining Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce she held the position of Region Director, Midlands and East of England at Make UK, the national body for UK manufacturing (formerly EEF).
Charlotte is responsible for leading the representation of the Chamber’s membership and holds numerous positions including being a member of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Business Advisory Panel. Charlotte has formerly held positions on the Midlands Engine Partnership Board, she was a Board Director of the West Midlands Growth Company and has experience of working across a number of local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) and Local Authorities. She is also the Chair of the Strategic Advisory Board for InterAct a £4.4 million Made Smarter Innovation funded, Economic and Social Research Council-led network. She is also a member of the University of Cambridge Industry Advisory Board for manufacturing engineering undergraduate and graduate programmes.
Charlotte has experience as a trustee of University Technical Colleges, as an Enterpriser Adviser and is a Senior Industrial Fellow with The Advanced Services Group at Aston Business School. She gained her undergraduate degree from The University of Leeds in Biomedical Science before completing her Masters at The University of Nottingham. Charlotte is currently studying to gain her IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management. She was recognised in the The Manufacturer Top 100 in 2022 and the Trade Association Forum, Women in Trade Association Forum’s Powerlist 2023.