Louise Charlton

Co-founder, Vice Chairman

Louise co-founded Brunswick in 1987 and is Vice-Chairman of the firm. In addition to her long-term retained clients, Louise has led teams in a number of Brunswick's most high profile projects, both contested bids and flotations.

In 2005 Louise was appointed to the Board of the Natural History Museum and she completed her second term as a Director and Trustee in 2014. She was also appointed as a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees at the NHM. In 2008 she was appointed Chair of the Public Engagement Committee for the Darwin Centre. The Committee included senior executives from the Museum and external advisors and was formed to ensure the success of the final stages of the project. This was the most ambitious and high profile extension of the Museum since it was founded. During her time with the Museum, Louise also chaired the Commercial Working Party put together to examine and improve the revenue producing activities of the Museum.

She is a non-Executive Director and member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees at RPS. She was appointed to the Board in 2008. RPS has been included in FTSE4 Good index of socially responsible companies since the scheme's inception. RPS is a multi-disciplinary consultancy advising on all aspects of the planning and development built and natural environments, employing 5,000 people around the world.

In Louise’s early career after graduating with a French honors degree from Reading, and prior to founding the Brunswick Group, Louise worked in customer facing industries at Selfridges and British Airways.

Louise is married and has two sons and one daughter.