Catherine Wilcher

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Catherine Wilcher is the HR director of Prudential Plc and the former chief people officer at HM Revenue & Customs.


Wilcher worked for HM Revenue & Customs for 13 months, until November 2009, before moving to Prudential Plc as HR director. She left her £190,000 a year job with HM Revenue & Customs because she prefers working in the private sector.[1]

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  • Human resources, Prudential plc, November 2009. Approved by ACOBA who noted the appointment "and saw no difficulty, provided that she did not become personally involved in lobbying HM Treasury Ministers or HMRC Crown servants, including Special Advisers, on behalf of her new employer or their clients."[2]


  1. [ Oracle] PCS, accessed 2 December 2014
  2. Eleventh Report 2009-2010 Advisory Committee on Business Appointments, accessed 2 December 2014