Following a 30 year career in professional services, where she held a variety of leadership positions including at Board level, Gaenor now has a portfolio of Non-Executive Director roles. Her other current roles include
- Non-Executive Director and Chair of Audit Committee - Royal Surrey County Hospital,
- Non-executive Board Member - Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
- Trustee of Chartered Management Institute and Chair of Chartered Management Consultant Oversight Board, a board with members from the Chartered Management Institute and the Management Consultants Association which will govern the design and delivery of a new Chartered Management Consultant Award.
- Member of Advisory Board for Leeds University Business School
Most of Gaenor’s professional career has been as an M&A tax advisor with PwC. Having led the UK M&A tax practice from 2008 to 2011, she was appointed to the Executive Board of PwC UK in 2011 to be Head of People, with responsibilities for developing the firm’s People and CSR strategy. Alongside this role she was the Global Head of Learning and Development, responsible for the development strategy for the PwC network firms. From July 2016 until her retirement in December 2017 Gaenor was Head of Corporate Purpose at PwC UK, leading on PwC’s CSR agenda.
Prior to joining PwC Gaenor was a Corporate Finance Advisor at S.G. Warburg. She joined from EY, where she qualified as an accountant in 1989.