Governors and Committee Members

Baroness Diana Warwick
Member of the Board of Governors

Baroness Warwick was Chair of the Human Tissue Authority from January 2010 until April 2014. Before that, she was Chief Executive of Universities UK for 14 years where she led a body representing the executive heads of 130 universities, both nationally and internationally.

Diana was a leading trade unionist, a senior negotiator for the Civil and Public Services Association, General Secretary of the Association of University Teachers and Chief Executive of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy.

Diana has also held a number of non-executive and public interest roles including Non-executive director of the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme (USS) Ltd (2001-2009) and Chair of Voluntary Service Overseas (1995–2005 and is still life Vice-President).

She was a member of the Nolan/Neill Committee on standards in public life; a Board Member of the British Council; a trustee of the Commonwealth Institute; a member of the Employment Appeal Tribunal; and a non-executive Director of Lattice (now National Grid plc).

She is currently Chair of the National Housing Federation, an Advisory Council member of the National Council for Voluntary Organisation and Chair of Trustees of the charity International Students House. Diana is also Vice-Chair of Council of University College London (UCL.

Diana was awarded a life peerage in 1999 in recognition for her public service.