Kim Carr was born and educated in the Black Country. She graduated in Law from Birmingham University and was admitted as a solicitor in 1986.
Kim is the Managing Partner of FBC Manby Bowdler, an award winning law firm that has been uncomplicating the legal process for business and personal clients across the West Midlands and Shropshire for nearly 200 years.
Kim was awarded LawNet Managing Partner of the Year in 2012, which recognised her outstanding performance and leadership. She was appointed a director of LawNet in 2014 and elected chair of the board of directors in 2015.
Kim is a trustee of WINGS: Wombourne Special Needs Support Group which strives to provide a variety of leisure activities for children with Special Needs who are otherwise unable to access such activities. Kim's commitment to and support of WINGS and other organisations is driven in part by her understanding of the challenges facing these children and their families as her son is Autistic.
Kim passionately believes in equality of opportunity and is proud to be able to undertake a role at the University of Wolverhampton, an organisation that has this ethos at its core. By being part of it’s good governance Kim hopes to help ensure that a strong and vibrant University will continue to deliver first class education to a wide variety of people enabling them to maximize their own potential, their contribution to the local community and the benefit of all.