Caroline Chartres

Caroline Chartres

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Department of Accounting and Finance


Caroline is a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance, teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate courses. She is also a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of finance experience in major UK and international companies. Caroline is joint Module Leader on the Accounting and Finance for Managers module, which is a component of many undergraduate courses. She is also Finance Module Leader on the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship BA (Hons) course.

Her postgraduate work includes teaching finance on the Management in Organisations Masters module, and teaching/supervising Masters consultancy projects.

Career overview

Caroline gained a degree in Modern Languages from Oxford University, then proceeded to work for Price Waterhouse for four years in the Audit and Business Advisory Department, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (ACA). She subsequently used her accounting and language skills in international business, including five years working in Internal Audit and Finance Manager roles at Rolls-Royce plc, and 13 years in various senior finance management positions at Boots plc / Alliance Boots / Walgreens Boots Alliance. Her roles have included senior management positions in Financial Control, Information Management, Financial Planning & Analysis, Business Partnering, and Shared Services.

External activity

Caroline is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales (ICAEW).

She is also an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Course(s) I teach on