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Margaret, Baroness Ford of Cunninghame OBE

AGB Chair, Independent Non-Executive

Margaret, Baroness Ford of Cunninghame OBE

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Baroness Ford was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive on the Deloitte UK Oversight Board and North and South Europe Board in August 2020. She was appointed as Chair of the Deloitte Audit Governance Board when it was established in January 2021.

She has over 25 years’ experience as a non-executive director and chair of private and listed companies, and government bodies. She currently chairs NewRiver REIT plc, is a senior adviser to the Lendlease Corporation and chairs the Challenge Board of the building renewal programme at Buckingham Palace. She is also a Trustee of the British Olympic Association, National President of Epilepsy Action.

Previous corporate experience includes chairing STV plc, Grainger plc, May Gurney Integrated Service plc, and Barchester Healthcare Ltd. In the public sector she chaired English Partnerships (now Homes England) and the Olympic Park Legacy Company. She sits as a crossbench peer but is currently on a leave of absence from the House of Lords.

Margaret, Baroness Ford of Cunninghame OBE