Non-executive board member

Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE


Ruby McGregor-Smith joined the Department for Education as a non-executive board member in December 2015.

Ruby was formerly the Chief Executive of the Mitie Group, a strategic outsourcing company, and was the first Asian woman to be appointed to such a role in the FTSE 250 or FTSE 100. Ruby has also been the chair of the Women’s Business Council and a non-executive board member at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

Ruby received a CBE for services to business and diversity in business in 2012 and was a created a life peer in 2015.

Non-executive board member

Department for Education