In her business life, Christine has had extensive experience advising on major infrastructure, new hospitals and transport such as the upgrade of the West Coast Main line. She was responsible for £450million on the Channel Tunnel project and was Commercial Director for British Rail privatisation.. She has been a Non executive Director of 2 large health trusts, and has been a board member of a number of companies including a quarry and freight company. She started her career as a buyer with Marks and Spencer.
As a county councillor she has the Health portfolio and is chair of the Health and Well Being Board. Christine stood in the recent parliamentary by-election at Corby and East Northamptonshire.
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“Christine has great experience of business, in the public and private sector and how this relates to government. She is a gifted communicator and has an appealing character. We should jump at the chance to have such a high quality experienced individual... I recommend her without reservation.”
Rt. Hon William Hague MP First Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
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