Caroline Betts joined ARA in January 2014 and was appointed Chief Operating Officer in January 2016. She is an honours graduate in Mathematics and Physics and was awarded Fellowship of The Royal Aeronautical Society in 2006. Caroline has extensive experience in the aerospace sector having previously worked in QinetiQ and its predecessor companies for over 20 years. Roles included leading a multi-million pound annual turnover business unit for 6 years as well as project and programme management following a variety of technical work in wing aerodynamics research in her early career.
Caroline reports directly to the Chief Executive for business performance, operational excellence and planning.