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 06-08 March 2018 / ExCeL, London

Baroness Young of Old Scone

Baroness Young of Old Scone

Chair of Trustees, The Woodland Trust
United Kingdom

Barbara Young was created a life peer in 1997.

She was the chief executive of the Environment Agency (2000 – May 2008).

She was involved with the establishment of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and was its chair from 2008 – 2010.

In 2010 she was appointed Chancellor of Cranfield University,

From 2010 – 2015 she was the Chief Executive of health charity Diabetes UK.

She was also a member of the House of Lords Select Committee on National Policy in the Built Environment 2015-16 which published its report Building Better Places in early 2016.

Baroness Young is currently chair of the Woodland Trust.


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