"Colette was appointed Trustee in December 2011. She is Chairman of communications regulator Ofcom, and a founder and former chairman of its Consumer Panel. She is also Chairman of Electra Private Equity plc, and a Board Member of Axa Deutschland GmBH, and the UK Statistics Authority. Colette is also a Governor of Bancrofts School, and trustee of the Tablet Trust.
"She began her career at the Department of Trade and Industry, before undertaking senior roles at the former Independent Broadcasting Authority and the Securities and Investment Board.
"Colette was formerly Chief Executive of the Personal Investment Authority and Executive chairman of Fleming Fund Management. She has a PhD in economics from Queen Mary College, where she was later appointed Chairman of the College Council. She is a former member of the board of management of the National Institute for Economic and Social Research."