Appointed to the Board in December 2006. She is a non-executive director of Portmeirion Group plc, NetworkRail and VisitBritain, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Forum for the Future. She was previously a non-executive director of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc and, until her retirement in March 2006, was a director of BAA plc and Chairman of Heathrow Airport Ltd for five years as well as being Chairman of Heathrow Express. Prior to that she was Managing Director of Gatwick Airport and has held a number of operational roles within BAA during her 33-year career with the company. Age 60.