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Geraldine Matchett

Non-executive member of the Board of Directors of ABB Ltd, since 2018

Education

2000
Chartered Accountant, Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), U.K.

1995
Master’s degree in Sustainable Development, University of Cambridge, U.K.

1994
Bachelor’s degree Physical and Human Geography, University of Reading, U.K.

Professional experience

Royal DSM

2014 to date
Co-Chief Executive Officer (since February 2020), Chief Financial Officer and member of the Managing Board – Royal DSM, The Netherlands

SGS 

2010–2014
Global Chief Financial Officer – SGS, Switzerland

2004–2010
SVP Group Financial Controller – SGS, Switzerland

2004
VP Corporate Finance – SGS, Switzerland

Deloitte

2001–2004
Financial Audit Senior Manager, International Clients – Deloitte, Switzerland

KPMG 

1997–2000
Financial Auditors Consumer, Pharmaceutical and Energy Division – KPMG London, U.K.

Thames Water

1995–1997
Management trainee – Thames Water, U.K.