Lynne Berry is chair of the Commission on the Voluntary Sector & Ageing, deputy-chair of the new Canal and River Trust (formerly British Waterways), a non-executive director of Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust, a Professor at Cass Business School and the chair of trustees of the new breast cancer charity that will be formed by the merger of Breakthrough Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Campaign on 1 April 2015.
Lynne has held chief executive posts at The Royal Voluntary Service (formerly WRVS), the General Social Care Council, the Equal Opportunities Commission and the Family Welfare Association, and was also the Executive Director of the Charity Commission. She has served on many Government bodies including the Office of Civil Society Advisory Board and several Better Regulation Task forces.
Lynne is a board member of the International Women’s Forum UK and co-founder and co-chair of Women in Public Policy. Cranfield University has named her one of the UK’s 100 women to watch and she is a member of the Financial Times Advisory Board on non-executive appointments.