Dame Judith Macgregor

Independent Non-Executive Director

- HSECR Committee Member
- Key Strengths: International diplomatic experience, Government relations in resource-rich countries

Dame Judith was the British Ambassador to Mexico from 2009 to 2013 and British High Commissioner in South Africa from September 2013 until early 2017. Dame Judith has been the President of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Women's Association since 2006, overseeing a significant increase in the number of FCO women in senior grades. She was formerly the overseas representative on the Whitehall ministerial Newton Committee guiding the funding of science and research. At the FCO, Dame Judith held various posts in former Yugoslavia, Prague, Paris, Poland, Western Europe and Slovakia. Dame Judith holds a first class degree in Modern History from Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.