Carole Green


Carole Green, former Director of the Manchester Global Foundation, has over 25 years of management experience, working at senior levels both in the UK and internationally in health and social care, plus experience in the private sector. Expert in managing across continents, with complex processes and international teams: results and outcomes driven. Carole has managed huge resources and large teams effectively (e.g. in the NHS, £150m budget & team of 12 senior managers across all health care disciplines) locally, regionally and internationally and with extensive networks across the UK and Africa. She has significant knowledge and experience in health contracting, public health, performance management and procurement and programme and project management, and in-depth knowledge of a broad range of health services, from targeted services, like maternity care, to the full range of primary, hospital and specialist care in the UK and internationally (including developing countries). Carole has worked in international development for 6 years including for almost 3 years living in Sierra Leone and working across all three sectors (government, charitable and private).

In addition to very senior roles in the NHS, the private sector and in two INGOs, Carole has worked as a consultant with many INGOs undertaking a variety of assignments, from complex scoping reviews, service design, proposal development, mentoring and supporting service/programme delivery to evaluations, strategic planning, new business, organisational reviews and developing the future direction of the organisation. Clients include Health Poverty Action, Concern Worldwide, Doctors of the World, Caritas, Cordaid, BRAC, International Planned Parenthood Association, The Welbodi Partnership, and The Gloag Foundation, AFFORD Sierra Leone, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and THET. Through Carole’s work as an executive lead in THET and in Sierra Leone, she has experience in working with DFID in 3 different countries, in terms of developing proposals and being contracted by DFID directly and through a consortium arrangement to implement programmes.