Baroness Cohen of Pimlico

Baroness Cohen of Pimlico

Full title

The Baroness Cohen of Pimlico


Janet Cohen



Joined the Lords

3 May 2000

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Audit Committee (L) Lords 2013-
Draft Communications Data Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2012-12
Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Committee Lords 2012-13
European Union Committee (L) Lords 2006-10
EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade Lords 2006-10
EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market Lords 2003-05
Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) Lords 2002-07
Draft Communications Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2002-02
EU Sub-Committee B Lords 2001-03

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chancellor BPP University College 2008-
Chairman BPP Holdings 2001-05
Non-Executive Director London Stock Exchange 2001-
Deputy Chairman Yorkshire Building Society 1991-99
Director Charter House Bank 1987-00
Assistant Secretary Department of Trade and Industry 1969-82

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Non-Executive Director Defense Logistics (Ministry of Defence) 1999-05
Governor BBC 1994-99
Member Sheffield Development Corporation 1993-97

Member's focus

Business, industry and consumers
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
Economy and finance
Employment and training
East Anglia
North Wales
Scotland (Highlands/Edinburgh/Borders)
New Zealand

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Non-executive Director, Borsa Italiana SpA (Italy's main stock exchange; until June 2014)
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Senior Adviser, BPP Holdings Ltd (provider of professional and academic education)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Chancellor, BPP University
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • Chairman and Trustee, Cambridge Arts Theatre Trust