Carolyn McCall is a non-executive board member of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
Carolyn is the first female Chief Executive of ITV, joining in early 2018. She was previously Chief Executive of easyJet for 7 years. Under her leadership easyJet achieved record passenger numbers and record profits. The airline entered the FTSE 100 in 2013. Prior to joining easyJet, Carolyn was Chief Executive of Guardian Media Group plc.
In 2013, Carolyn was awarded the Airline Business ‘Airline Strategy Award for Low Cost leadership’, City AM’s Personality of the Year award and the Gold Medal Award from the Chartered Management Institute for her work in management. In 2014 she was the winner of the Business Achievement Award at the British Travel Industry Hall of Fame Awards.
Carolyn was awarded a Damehood in the 2016 New Year Honours list.