Kerry Byrne

Membership Details: Independent Member

Member of:

Board of Governors
Finance Committee (Chair)
Nominations Committee
Remuneration Committee
Chairs' Group
Estates Planning Group

Term of Office:

01/06/2016 - 31/05/2019 (third term)

Kerry is a Chartered Certified Accountant, having qualified with Deloitte where she spent almost 12 years specialising in internal audit and risk management. During this time she gained knowledge and experience of the higher education sector as an external head of internal audit to six universities in the North of England. She spent three years in industry as the Head of Internal Audit for the Universities Superannuation Scheme Ltd before moving back into practice with Ernst & Young where she specialised in Banking. 

Kerry now runs a property business, letting properties to tenants and developing properties for sale.  She is also a Non Executive Director and Audit Committee Chair for Alder Hey Childrens Hospital and a Non Executive Director for South Lakes Housing.

She is married with two step children and enjoys learning to play the piano and competing in triathlons in her spare time.