Sharon Thorne

Independent Non-Executive Director, BA (Hons), Chartered Accountant (England and Wales).

Sharon Thorne
Sharon Thorne


July 2024

Committee membership

Audit & Risk Committee

Skills and experience

Sharon has extensive experience of auditing and advising clients across a broad range of sectors. She had a 36-year career with Deloitte and became an audit partner in 1998. During her time at Deloitte, she held numerous Executive and Board roles before becoming Deputy CEO Deloitte North-West Europe in 2017 and Global Chair from 2019, before retiring at the end of 2023. Sharon is an advocate for collective action on environmental sustainability and climate change and is a strong believer in the need for greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in business and civil society, and she has long championed greater diversity in senior leadership roles.

Current external appointments

Advisory Board Member at Common Goal and Advisory Council Member at Deloitte Centre for Sustainable Progress.