Baroness Dean (Chairman)
Is currently Deputy Chairman of University College London Hospitals
NHS Trust. She is a member of the Press Complaints Commission,
a governor of the LSE, and a non-executive director of TC Group
plc, providers of long-term care. She was a member of the Dearing
Committee of Inquiry into the Future of Higher Education and has
recently been appointed Chairman of the Housing Corporation.
Is Chief Executive of ChildLine and serves on a number of committees
and working parties concerned with childcare, international social
concerns and disability. A social worker by profession, she was
previously Director of Brent Social Services and Assistant Director
Has worked in journalism for 13 years, for both trade and consumer
press, including Accountancy Age and Country Living.
Previously Health and Beauty Editor of Good Housekeeping
magazine, she is now a part-time writer, specialising in women's
health and family issues, and also carries our PR, research and
Is a barrister specialising in public law. Previously, she was
Senior Legal Adviser at Brent Community Law Centre and was Chair
of the Law Centres Federation. She is a member of the Legal Aid
Board, Chair of the Public Law Project and is actively involved
in human rights work.
Is an independent consultant specialising in consumer aspects
of telecommunications and numbering, strategy and regulation.
Her earlier career was spent mainly within BT in a variety of
management positions, including network planning, regulation and
marketing. She is also a member of Oftel's English Advisory Committee
on Telecommunications (ENACT).
Is Head of Programming at the World Learning Network (WLN), a
new venture to develop on line services for education which is
a partnership between Enigma Productions, the BBC, the Open University
and Sir Jacob Rothschild. He is responsible WLN's multi media
strategy and the commissioning and development of its educational
programming. In the summer he was appointed to head the Millenium
Challenge programme. He was previously responsible for BBC Worldwide's
educational strategy and was Chief Officer of the ITV Telethon.
Is Director of European Operations for Softbank Interactive Marketing
Inc, an interactive marketing, new media sales and strategies
group. Previously, he was Managing Director of Telephone International
Media Ltd and represented the European premium rate industry on
the Council of the European Information Industry Association.
Has responsibilities for special educational needs at a large
inner city secondary school in North London, where he helps children
with learning difficulties, behavioural problems and physical
disabilities. He is also a teacher governor at the school. Before
teaching, he worked in three major advertising agencies, gaining
business and advertising experience working on a number of well