Baroness Morgan of Huyton

Baroness Morgan of Huyton

Baroness Sally Morgan became Fitzwilliam College’s ninth Master on 1 October 2019

Sally Morgan was born and went to school in Liverpool. She became a peer in 2001, was Director of Government Relations in 10 Downing Street until 2005 and was Minister for Women and Equalities.

She served on the Olympic Delivery Authority board for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and is a former Chair of Ofsted and vice-chair at King’s College London.

After her first degree at Durham University, where she graduated in 1980 with a BA in geography, she went to King’s College London to study for a Postgraduate Certificate in Education and worked as a secondary school teacher from 1981-1985. She later received an MA in Education from the Institute of Education.

She has always been very involved in education, and since 2005 has been Chair or advisor to charities serving disadvantaged young people including ARK, Ambition Institute and Frontline. She is currently a trustee of the Education Policy Institute and is also Chair of the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS hospitals in London.

Sally serves on the Cambridge University Council. She sits on the advisory board of the Centre for Science and Policy and the boards of the Bennett Institute and the PTI (Professional Teaching Institute).