Baroness Sally Morgan of Huyton was made a life peer in 2001 and is a member of the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee.
After a period as a secondary school teacher and having served as a local councillor, Baroness Morgan worked for Tony Blair when he was Leader of the Opposition. Following the 1997 General Election she was appointed Political Secretary to the Prime Minister and head of the Prime Minister’s political office. She then served as Minister of State in the Cabinet Office before returning to Downing Street as Director of Government Relations.
Since leaving government in 2005, Sally has held a number of appointments in the public and private sector including Chair of Ofsted and being on the board of the Olympic Delivery Authority.
Baroness Morgan is currently Chair of Future Leaders, a UK charity training potential head teachers for challenging schools; an adviser to the children’s charity, Ark, which works in education in the UK; on the board for Frontline, a fast-track social work programme; and is a member of Council for King’s College London.