Barbara is a non-executive director at Balfour Beatty plc, Microgen plc, IDOX plc and Agility Trains. She is a Trustee of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity. Previous NED appointments include Chair of OPM Group. Barbara spent the first 20 years of her career in strategic, commercial and finance roles in the private sector, latterly as Chief Finance Officer in two international listed IT companies. In 2005, she was appointed Director General at the Ministry of Justice and subsequently the Department for Transport. In 2010, Barbara moved to Westminster City Council as Chief Operating Officer.