Brigid Sutcliffe was appointed to the Board of Northern Venture Trust in April 2024. She has listed investment trust experience and is a qualified chartered accountant and MBA.

Brigid has been a non-executive director for a variety of organisations in the public, private and third sectors over the past 20 years and has extensive audit committee chair experience. The value she adds to a board is financial, audit and risk management governance expertise, combined with strategy, marketing and change management skills. In her executive career, she worked in professional services and investment banking, and as a strategic change management consultant. Brigid also serves as a non-executive director and audit chair of Strategic Equity Capital plc and as a non-executive director of STS Global Income & Growth Trust plc. She is also a member of the finance committee of Newnham College, Cambridge and a trustee of Muscular Dystrophy UK.