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Wednesday, 20 September 2023

Women Leading in Business with Carla Stockton-Jones

This month we will hear from Carla Stockton-Jones, UK Managing Director for Stagecoach.

Event Time
20 Sep 10:00 - 20 Sep 11:30
Event Location
Alliance Manchester Business School (online also available)
Event Type

Looking to make new connections and speak with other inspiring and aspiring business people?

Brush up on your people skills and join us for the networking event of the month! At this event you can speak to like-minded business women, discuss your ideas, share your knowledge and your expertise. Come along either either in-person or online to make new connections in an informal setting.

This month we will hear from Carla Stockton-Jones, UK Managing Director for Stagecoach.

Carla Stockton-Jones

Stagecoach is the UK’s biggest bus and coach operator with over 24,000 employees running over 8,500 buses and coaches for around two million customers every day. In joining Stagecoach, Carla became the first female to head up a major private sector multi-modal public transport operation in the UK.

Carla joined Stagecoach Group in February 2020, a few weeks before the Covid-19 pandemic and led the team through the pandemic, keeping the public on the move and protecting the safety of employees right across the country. She has over 20 years experience spanning FMCG, Retail, Media, Tech and Transport within agency and corporate environments. Prior to joining Stagecoach, she was UK Home Service Director for Sky and Group Operations Director at Field Marketing agency Channel Advantage.

Carla was included in the 2021 Role Model for Inclusion Index arranged by Women in Hospitality, Transport & Leisure (WiHTL). The Role Models for Inclusion Index showcases women distinguished for their commercial and operational excellence, industry/social impact, and commitment to the industry, despite challenging times. 

Carla is a Chair of the Network of Women of Irish Heritage and Yorkshire Board Member of Maggie’s.

Hosted by MBA alumna Claire-Marie Boggiano, Lurig Change & Development.