Education: Bsc(eng) Hons in Electrical Engineering from University College, London.
Lives: Belgravia, London
Family: Married to Terry, with two sons and a daughter
Big break: When GE acquired EMI Medical – the inventor of the CAT medical scanner – in 1980. I was 26 at the time. They pushed my career rapidly forward, gave me outstanding management training, and moved me around the world where I learnt how to work effectively in many different cultures.