She was Chair of Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership for 9 years and Chair of the LEP Network and Vice Chair of NP11. She stepped down from these roles in 2020.
She holds a number of non executive positions including Vice Chair of The Royal Automobile Club. In 2010 she was awarded an MBE for services to skills and apprenticeships and in 2019 was awarded a CBE for services to the Cheshire economy.
She is a Deputy Lieutenant of Cheshire and holds an honorary Doctorate in Business Administration from Chester University.