Ros Kerslake

Group Board member Ros Kerslake

Ros Kerslake

CBE

Group Board Member

Ros Kerslake was Chief Executive of the National Lottery Heritage Fund from 2016 to 2021, where she led a UK-wide team of 300 staff, responsible for the distribution of up to £400 million per annum. Here she delivered a major organisational transformation, including restructuring and culture change, a new strategic funding framework, and the delivery of a new grant making system. Her earlier roles include Chief Executive at The Prince’s Regeneration Trust, RegenCo Sandwell and Director-level roles at Railtrack, Booker PLC, and Gulf Oil, a UK subsidiary of Chevron Corporation.

Ros is currently a member of the Community and Voluntary Services Honours Advisory Committee and a Trustee of Re-Form Heritage, a national heritage regeneration charity.  Her previous non-executive roles include Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee at U+I PLC, a regeneration-based property developer, Quintain Estates and Development PLC, Black Country Housing Association, and Thurrock Thames Gateway Development Corporation. Ros is a qualified solicitor and holds an MBA. Ros was awarded an OBE in the 2015 New Year’s Honours list for services to British heritage. In 2020 she was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to heritage.