Who we are People Patrons Patrons Baroness Greengross OBE Sally is Chief Executive of the International Longevity Centre – UK; Co-President of the ILC Global Alliance; and was a Commissioner for the Equality and Human Rights Commission from 2006-12. Baroness Greengross was Director General of Age Concern England from 1987 until 2000. Until 2000, she was joint Chair of the Age Concern Institute of Gerontology at Kings College London, and Secretary General of Eurolink Age. She is an Ambassador for Alzheimer’s Society, SilverLine and HelpAge International. Baroness Greengross is a Member of several advisory boards including Home Instead’s Global Strategy Council; Fujitsu’s Responsible Business Board; and BlackRock Retirement Institute’s Advisory Council. She is President of the Pensions Policy Institute and the Association of Retirement Housing Managers; Honorary Vice President of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health, a Vice President of the Local Government Association and Honorary Fellow of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries. Sally is Patron of several organisations including the National Association of Care Caterers; Care & Repair England; the Association of Retirement Community Operators; the National Network of Clinical Ethics Committees; Ransackers Association, the Association for Ageing & Education; and Age UK Westminster. Sally holds honorary doctorates from eight UK universities. Her work on ageing has been recognised by the UN Committee on Ageing and she received an outstanding achievement award from the British Society of Gerontology as well a British Geriatric Society Medal. Sally was UK Woman of Europe in 1990 and has been an Ambassador for the Prince of Wales supporting responsible business practice. Baroness Andrews OBE Elizabeth (Kay) Andrews OBE, Baroness Andrews of Southover, was Chair of English Heritage from July 2009 July 2013. She served as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Communities and Local Government from May 2005 until May 2009. Prior to being appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary, Baroness Andrews was a Government Whip and Spokesperson in the House of Lords for Health, Work and Pensions, and Education and Skills (2003-2005). Before being raised to the peerage, Baroness Andrews was a Fellow of the Science Policy Research Unit at Sussex University from1968 to 1970, Parliamentary Clerk in the House of Commons from 1970 to 1985, and Policy Adviser to Neil Kinnock as Leader of the Opposition from 1985 to1992. From 1992 until 2002, Baroness Andrews was the Founder and Director of Education Extra, the national charity for out of school learning and activities. She received the OBE in 1998 for her work in education. Baroness Andrews was educated at Lewis School for Girls, Hengoed, Ystrad Mynach and went on to study International Politics at University College of Wales, Aberystwyth. At Sussex she took an MA in Political Sociology and subsequently a DPhil in History and Social Studies of Science. She has written books and articles on the history and organisation of science and technology policy, on poverty and social policy, and on education. Baroness Andrews recently authored a report to the Government of Wales on Culture, Heritage and Poverty. Baroness Eaton DBE DL Baroness Margaret Eaton of Cottingley, DBE, DL is a Conservative Party life peer in the House of Lords, with a distinguished political career. She has been a Councillor with Bradford Metropolitan Borough Council since 1986 and was chair of the Local Government Association until June 2011. In recognition of her many services she was awarded Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2003 and made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in the 2010 New Year Honours. She was also presented with an honorary Doctor of Laws of the University of Bradford in December 2012. During her career, Baroness Eaton has served as Leader of Conservative Group, Couuk/wp-content/uploads/2014 Local Strategic Partnership Board and Bradford Cultural Consortium, co-chair of Bradford Safer Communities Partnership, director of Bradford Centre Regeneration Company and Leeds Bradford International Airport and has been Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire since 2008. Her affiliations include appointments as chair and trustee of Near Neighbours, a national registered charity, trustee of the Angelus Foundation, a national registered charity for drugs education and trustee of Cottingley Town Hall in Bradford.