Christine has spent most of her career in the motor industry and from 1995 until 2012 she was a Member of the Board at Bentley Motors Limited with responsibility for 4,000 employees worldwide. She was also Chair of the Rolls Royce and Bentley Pension Fund. Under Christine, Bentley invested significantly in improving the skills and capability of its workforce, winning regional and national recognition for its programmes.
Christine was appointed as the first Chair of the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership in March 2011. She is Vice Chair of NP11 and sat on the Local Enterprise Partnership Review Committee. She also sits on the Board of Transport for the North.
Amongst her other appointments, Christine holds several other non-executive roles and is also Deputy Lieutenant of Cheshire.