Fiona trained as a solicitor with Pinsent Masons LLP before moving on to in-house role with the telecoms division of GEC Marconi. She has followed her in house career focusing on utilities, construction and major projects at National Grid, FCC, Covanta Energy (where she also managing director) and most recently at as General Counsel and Company Secretary at Tarmac, leaving in March 2016 following the purchase of Tarmac by CRH in 2015. She has held a number of commercial roles, in addition to her MD roles she has been the Executive Assistant to the CEO, Programme manager for a change and post merger integration programme and the commercial manager for the gas Emergency Service.

Fiona has an honours law degree from Cambridge University and a fencing blue. She is married with two teenage daughters and is a keen, if slow, runner.