Director of Finance and Corporate Services and Deputy Chief Executive
Carolyn Hughes joined the Electoral Commission in May 2007.
Her last role was as Director of Finance at Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust. Her previous roles have included Director of Finance and Finance Projects Director at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Director of Corporate Resources at the Health Development Agency and Director of Finance and Corporate Services and Deputy Chief Executive at South Lincolnshire Healthcare NHS Trust.
She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy, and has an MBA from the Open University.
Since the departure of the former Deputy Chief Executive, Carolyn now also carries out a number of those functions.