Carpenters Group appoints Head of Brand and Communications to Operations Board

03 June 2024

Carpenters Group, the insurance and legal firm, has appointed Lynda Thwaite as its new Head of Brand and Communications. Lynda will sit on the Operations Board and oversee the Brand, Marketing & Communication department.

Lynda joins the business from Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd, where she has worked since 2017, as Executive Director - Brand, Marketing & Communications and sat on the Leadership team. Lynda brings with her over 25 years’ experience across a variety of sectors.

Donna Richards, CEO of Carpenters Group said: “We are delighted to have Lynda join our team as Head of Brand and Communications and member of our Operations Board. Lynda’s experience will benefit our business from both and internal and external perspective and provide excellent leadership for the team. From the first minute we met we all knew she was the right person for the role and a perfect fit for the business.”

Lynda said: “I am proud to be joining such a well-respected and growing business in Carpenters Group, especially during our 30th anniversary year. A big factor in me making the decision to join was how closely our values aligned and how ambitious the business is about their future. I look forward to what we will achieve together.’’

Outside of work Lynda is a Board member of Social Enterprise 'The People's Pool'. She is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Chartered Institute of Public Relations and an advocate for women’s leadership, equality and LGBTQ+ rights.

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