Fiona Woolf, (Dame) DBE Fiona Woolf

JP, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP

Fiona Woolf is an energy and infrastructure lawyer with CMS Cameron McKenna who has advised over 28 governments and the World Bank on energy reforms and infrastructure. She has 25 years’ experience in dealing with regulation, market design, implementation and major projects in the electricity industry – culminating in a CBE in 2002 for her contribution to the UK knowledge economy and invisible earnings. She is known for her work with the World Bank on regional markets, regulation and infrastructure serving more than one country.

Fiona Woolf was Lord Mayor of London in 2013/14 during which she extensively promoted the UK-based services sector, diversity and inclusion and the sustainable, low-carbon economy which she continues to promote through her honorary presidency of the Aldersgate Group. She now chairs the Advisory Board of the continuing Power of Diversity programme for the City Corporation.

Continuing her passion for promoting STEM subjects in schools, she is now a Trustee of the Science Museum.

She is a Senior Adviser with London Economics International LLP and a Patron of Raleigh International. She was Chairman of the Chelsea Opera Group and is now its President.

She is Chancellor of the University of Law and served, ex officio, as Chancellor of The City University when she was Lord Mayor.

She is a member of the Council of The London Regiment of the Territorial Army and of the Government’s Women’s Business Council. She is an Honorary Bencher of Middle Temple.

She was President of the Law Society of England and Wales in 2006/7, a Member of the Competition Commission and a non-executive director of Affinity Water Ltd, both from 2005 to 2013.

Read Fiona’s blog post on Raising Girls’ Aspirations and the Inspiring the Future programme here

Read Fiona’s blog post on the power of diversity and talent rising here