Sally Gilding, chair Sally Gilding started her professional career at The Law Commission, an independent body created by statue to keep the application of English law under review. From there, she moved to Clifford Chance, a major international law firm, covering corporate finance and capital markets, before entering the banking industry. Following 18 years at Deutsche Bank, Sally established her own independent business, harnessing her experience and expertise in corporate trust and corporate services. Sally has held numerous board-level appointments including CEO of a Corporate Trust company and also co-chaired the Women in European Business annual conference. She has been active in corporate social responsibility initiatives supporting Inner London schools. Sally has a law degree from the University of London and a BA in psychology and political science from The Australian National University, Canberra. Sally is chair of C3's Board.