Ms Carter joined Novo Nordisk in November 2018 as senior vice president for Global People and Organisation and was promoted to executive vice president in August 2019.

Prior to joining Novo Nordisk Ms Carter was group HR director and member of the executive committee at GKN plc, UK. Ms Carter was at GKN plc from 2014 to 2018.

Ms Carter worked in the chemicals industry from 2005 to 2014 starting with ICI plc, UK (which later became part of Akzo Nobel, the Netherlands). Ms Carter later moved to Singapore to head up the APAC regional HR while in the decorative paints division of ICI plc. In 2010 Ms Carter became leading HR for the specialty chemicals businesses of AkzoNobel in the Netherlands after the acquisition of ICI plc by Akzo Nobel.

Prior to ICI plc, Ms Carter held HR positions in a number of international companies.

  • 1999: Postgraduate education in Human Resource Management, University of East Anglia, UK.
  • 1995: BA in Business and Psychology, University of Luton, UK.

Ms Carter is both a British and Irish national, born December 1973.