Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE, CMG

Photo: Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE, CMG, Chairman Assured Food StandardsBaroness Neville-Rolfe DBE, CMG,
Chairman Assured Food Standards

Lucy has had three careers, in politics, business and in the civil service.

Currently she is Chairman of Red Tractor and a Conservative peer, sitting on the LordsEU Committee. She is also a non-executive director of Capita plc, 
Secure Trust Bank Plc and Health Data Research UK.

Lucy became a peer in 2013 and was Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business and Minister for Intellectual Property from 2014-2016. She 
represented the UK on the Digital Single Market and in the EU Competitiveness Council. From 2016-2017 she was the Minister of State responsible for energy and then Commercial Secretary at the Treasury. 

Lucy’s main career was at Tesco from 1997-2013. As Executive Director for Corporate and Legal Affairs she served on the Main Board from 2006-2013.

Lucy has previously been a non-executive director of ITV, PwC, Metro AG and 2 Sisters Food Group.

Before her career at Tesco she was a civil servant and a member of the Prime Minister’s Policy Unit in Downing Street, having spent her earlier career in what is now DEFRA. She was responsible there for the Food Safety Act 1990.

Lucy is a Governor of the London Business School and an honorary fellow of her old college, Somerville College, Oxford. She is married with 4 sons, and is interested inthe arts, cricket, racing and gardening. She lives in Southwark and Wiltshire where she was brought up on a family farm.