Founder, Boardroom Review
Dr Tracy Long CBE, DBA, MBA, HonARAM, is the founder of Boardroom Review. As a trusted advisor to the Chairs and Board members of over one hundred and fifty organisations, Boardroom Review offers a confidential independent view of the Board’s effectiveness and performance, and provides a long term roadmap for its development. Tracy has had extensive experience across PLC, mutual, privately owned and public sector organisations in the UK, the US, Europe and Asia, and has conducted over 200 board evaluations and workshops.
Tracy is an Advisory Director and member of the Nominations Committee of Carnegie Hall, a Trustee of the Windsor Leadership Trust, and a Council Member and member of the Nominations Committee of Marlborough College. She was awarded the CBE in 2016 for services to governance in the public and private sectors.
Tracy retired in 2016 from the Board of the DCMS (Department of Culture, Media and Sport), where she was Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee, and a member of the Remuneration Committee, and from the Board of Nesta (National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts) in 2010.
Tracy was a founding director of Avalon Productions and Classic FM. Previous board roles have included Central European Media Enterprises, eleven media joint ventures (as a director of BSkyB Ventures, and including the National Geographic, History, Paramount, Nickelodeon and QVC television channels), Botts & Co. Private Equity, the Van Tulleken Company, Lowland Investment Company plc., the London Symphony Orchestra, The King’s Consort (chairman), the Noel Gay Organisation, the development board of the Royal Academy of Music, and the Royal Society of British Sculptors (treasurer).
CEO, Cancer Research UK
CEO, Pearl & Dean
Former Chairman of Arsenal and the Football Association
Portfolio Chair & Entrepreneur
Chairman, Ofcom, Channel 4 & Former Chairman, Santander