Partner, Stapleton & Son, Solicitors
Partner and Solicitor in private practice. Immediate Past President of the Law Society of England and Wales. Member of the Council of the Law Society since 2005, representing firstly all commercial property practitioners and subsequently representing solicitors in the geographic area of Lincolnshire. Currently a nominee to be the Law Society’s representative on the CCBE (the combined council of bars and law societies in Europe – which deals with the development of law and the interests and interactions of approximately one million lawyers across Europe). Honorary Doctorate of the University of Huddersfield “in recognition of my outstanding contribution to the legal arena on a local regional and national level”. Charity trustee. Non-executive director. Speaker on many legal topics.
Chief Executive of Ofcom
Head of the Department of Economics, University of Birmingham
Peer & Former Cabinet Minister
Chairman, Ofcom & Former Chairman of Channel 4 & Santander
Paralympian & Crossbench Peer
Professor of Cognitive NeuroImaging, Aston University