Baroness Ford

Baroness Ford

Full title

The Baroness Ford


Margaret Ford



Joined the Lords

5 June 2006

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 5353


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Committee on Regulators Lords 2006-07

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman STV Group Plc 2013-
Non-Executive Director SEGRO Plc 2013-
Non-Executive Director Taylor Wimpey Plc 2013-
Chairman Barchester Healthcare Limited 2012-
Chairman Grove Limited (holding company for Barchester Healthcare) 2012-
Chairman May Gurney Integrated Services Plc 2011-13
Non-Executive Director Grainger Plc 2008-
Managing Director RBC Capital Markets 2007-09
Non-Executive Director Serco Plc 2003-09
Chief Executive Good Practice 2000-05
Chief Executive Eglinton Management Centre 1993-00

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chairman Olympic Park Legacy Co 2009-12
Chairman English Partnerships 2002-08
Director OFGEM 1999-03
Chairman Lothian Health Board 1997-01
Lay Inspector of Constabulary HMIC Scotland 1995-
Director Scottish Prison Service 1993-97

Member's focus

Business, industry and consumers
Economy and finance
Health services and medicine
Housing and planning
Infrastructure financing
Financial Services.

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Non-executive Director, Grainger plc (property)
    • Chairman, Barchester Healthcare Ltd (healthcare sector)
    • Chairman, Grove Limited (holding company for Barchester Healthcare Ltd) (healthcare sector)
    • Non-executive Director, SEGRO plc (owner-manager and developer of industrial property)
    • Non-executive Director, Taylor Wimpey plc (house builders)
    • Non-executive Director, STV Group plc (digital media company; with appointment as Chairman effective from August 2013)
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Good Practice Ltd (online publisher)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, The Tennis Foundation
    • President, Epilepsy Action (registered charity and incorporated company)