Shirley Garrood

Independent Non-Executive

Shirley Garrood

1 New Street Square


United Kingdom


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Shirley was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive on the Deloitte UK Oversight Board in May 2020, providing oversight of the external audit business only.

She was Chief Financial Officer of Henderson Group plc from 2009-2013 and then Senior Independent Director, Deputy Chair and Chair of the Audit Committee at esure Group plc until 2019. She is currently Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Risk Committee at Hargreaves Lansdown plc and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee at the BBC.

As well as working in financial roles, Shirley was previously Chief Operating Officer at Henderson Group plc and at Morley Fund Management (part of Aviva). She also served as a governor of the Peabody Trust housing association. She graduated in Economics and Accounting from the University of Bristol and is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Corporate Treasurer.

Shirley Garrood