Chris Hannant, Director GeneralCaroline Escott
Senior Policy Adviser

Caroline joined APFA from Hume Brophy, where she led on their UK financial services policy and public affairs work for trade association clients. Prior to this, she was Head of Government Relations for the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) where she was in charge of the organisation's policy and political relations work, running several high-profile policy campaigns and delivering senior-level advice to the association’s financial advisor, pension fund, asset management and banking members.

Caroline has also worked in asset management and been an adviser to senior parliamentarians in Westminster, providing strategic counsel on financial services and energy issues, as well as working on the Conservative Party campaign during the 2010 General Election. She holds an MSc (with Distinction) in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics, where she graduated top of her year. She was a founding member of the Association of Professional Political Consultants' (APPC) Young Consultants' Committee (YCC).