Caroline is the Director of Environment and Future Mobility at the Department for Transport, a role she job shares with Richard Bruce. Caroline and Richard are responsible for developing and delivering policy to reduce transport’s environmental impacts and to shape the future of transport. Their Directorate includes the Office of Zero Emission Vehicles and the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, as well as teams working on air quality, vehicle regulation and overall transport decarbonisation. Caroline joined the DfT as a corporate finance adviser after a successful career in similar roles within the private sector, including at KMPG and Cambridge Economic Policy Associates. Since joining DfT she has worked in a range of commercial, project delivery and policy roles. Originally from the Peak District, she was educated at Manchester High School before graduating in maths from Cambridge University. She lives in London with her family and dog and drives a Nissan Leaf.