Frances Hall originally qualified as a chartered accountant before moving into training and human resources. She became director of human resources for a global professional services firm, before leaving to set up a consultancy practice. She acts as an advisor to several boards across sectors and is an executive coach as well as delivering strategic HR and training to organisations. She is also a director of CharterGroup, an alliance of accountancy firms across the UK.
Frances acts as consultant to a number of professional bodies as a specialist in professional education. She has been a school governor for over 20 years in both primary and secondary schools and is passionate about every child having the opportunity to succeed and reach their potential. Frances has been on the OAT board for a number of years sitting on the audit and finance committees and currently chairs the people committee.