Baroness Greengross OBE
"On 5 December 2006, Baroness Sally Greengross was announced as a commissioner for the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
"Sally has been a crossbench (independent) member of the House of Lords since 2000. She is a member of the Lords Social and Consumer Affairs sub-committee G, and chairs two all-party parliamentary groups: corporate social responsibility and the group for grandparents and extended kin.
"She is chair of the Experience Corps, and also chair of UCL's advisory group for the English longitudinal study on ageing. She is patron of Beginnings, an initiative to encourage the employment of people with disabilities, and is a board member of HelpAge International, among many other charity interests. She is a trustee of the Resolution Foundation, president of the Pensions Policy Institute and honorary vice president of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health.
"Sally was director general of Age Concern England from 1987 until 2000, and is now their vice president. Until 2000, she was also joint chair of the Age Concern Institute of Gerontology at Kings College London, and secretary general of Eurolink Age. At Age Concern, she established many innovative programmes and was also responsible for building Age Concern Enterprises into a multi-million pound business."