Baroness Young of Old Scone
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.