Caroline Williams

Caroline Williams

Director, Open Programmes


Saïd Business School
Egrove Education Centre
Egrove Park


Since taking on the role of Director of Open Programmes, Caroline has expanded the programme portfolio, significantly increasing overall enrolments, revenues, and overall growth rate.  

Under her leadership Oxford Saïd’s Open Programmes business is ranked 2nd in the world for quality of overall executive education experience, securing the business school the UK number one spot four years in a row in 2018.

Currently working with a consortium of global organisations to develop high quality development experiences for senior leaders both on campus and online, Caroline is Kirkpatrick qualified, which enables her to create a high-impact post programme experience, resulting in higher transparency on return on investment from executive education programmes.  Committed to supporting Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, Caroline is part of a global network of thought leaders creating opportunities for women from all sectors to experience high quality executive education.

Caroline’s career has taken her from developing and managing large scale media campaigns to running the research team for a major Think Tank.