Mary Carter



Mary Carter retired as a KPMG partner in 2008. She is a qualified Solicitor and worked in private practice as a lawyer until 1987.

Between 1987 and 2008 she specialised in and worked as an adviser in relation to executive pay and incentive arrangements - cash and share based, short and long term. This also included related advice on matters such as: as remuneration reviews and total compensation benchmarking; tax, legal and regulatory; financial and accounting; transactions and commercial issues for both listed and unlisted UK and non UK companies in the private sector.

She was a member of a number of HM Revenue & Customs committees of advisers and tax payers, and also a director of the Global Equity Organisation - a not for profit organisation in the United States.

Since retiring she served for 6 years as a member of the Armed Forces Pay Review Body and for five years as a member of the National Assembly of Wales Remuneration Board. She has been a Lay Adviser to the Avon and Somerset Multi-Agency Public Protection Agencies(MAPPA) Strategic Management Board since 2013.

Appointed: 3 April 2018 Term ends: 31 March 2023.

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The Member of the Prison Service Pay Review Body is to provide independent advice on the remuneration of governing governors and operational managers, prison officers and support grades in the England and Wales Prison Service.