Colette Bowe is a non-executive member of the Department for Transport Board.
Colette is the chairman of the Banking Standards Board (BSB) and also currently chairman of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM). She was until March 2014 the chairman of Ofcom, and of Electra Private Equity plc. She serves on the boards of the UK Statistics Authority and the Nuffield Foundation.
She has also served on the boards of Morgan Stanley International, Axa Investment Managers, Goldfish Bank, the Yorkshire Building Society, London and Continental Railways and Thames Water Utilities.
An economist by profession, she is also a Visiting Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford.
Non-executive board member, DfT
Non-executive board members provide the Department for Transport with strategic advice, support and challenge. They also attend departmental board meetings and meet with the management team.
- non-executive board member since September 2014
- conducted the Bowe review into the planning of Network Rail’s enhancements programme 2014 to 2019
- member of the Nominations and Governance Committee