Margaret Casely-Hayford CBE

Member Nominated Director

Appointed as a Member Nominated Director on 21 May 2016 and re-appointed in 2018.

Committee membership

  • Remuneration Committee
  • Nominations Committee

Skills and experience

Margaret is a qualified lawyer of 30 years standing, was the Director of Legal Services for the John Lewis Partnership for 9 years and on the Board of the British Retail Consortium for 4 years to 2014. During her term on the Board of NHS England she was one of the Directors who promoted and championed 'NHS Citizen' the new listening structure for the NHS that enables proper consultation and collaboration. Margaret is currently Chair of international development charity, ActionAid UK, Chancellor of the University of Coventry, Chair of the Carnegie and Kate Greenway children's book awards diversity review, a Director of Ultra Education Ltd and Chair of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.

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