Carole was for many years the producer of BBC Radio 4’s current affairs discussion programme Any Questions?
Since leaving the BBC, Carole has worked as a freelance journalist and broadcaster and as a media consultant to chairmen and chief executives of major British companies. She is also the author of ‘Networking – the art of making friends’. In November 2011, Carole was voted by the Institute of Directors Director magazine and O2 as Britain’s Best Connected Woman.
In April 2007, Carole became the Managing Director of YouGovStone Ltd, a joint venture with YouGov plc, where she established the YouGovStone think tank –a global panel of over 5,000 people – the ‘influentials’.
Carole then sold her shares in her company to the parent company YouGov in 2011.
Carole is currently the Chair of the External Advisory Board of the YouGov Centre at Cambridge University, a unique partnership between YouGov and the Cambridge POLIS Department that brings academic and polling experts together to collaborate on public policy research.
In June 2014, Carole was made a Senior Fellow of the new Regent’s University London.