Baroness Prashar

Baroness Prashar is a Crossbench Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 15 July 1999. Her full title is The Rt Hon. the Baroness Prashar CBE, and her given name is Usha Kumari Prashar.

Experience

Find out about the experience of Baroness Prashar outside of Parliament.

Non political

Iraq Inquiry
Member
2009 - 2016
Judicial Appointments Commission
Inaugural Chairman
2005 - 2016
Civil Service Commission
First Civil Service Commissioner
2000 - 2005
Parole Board of England and Wales
Chairman
1997 - 2000
Ealing, Hammersmith and Hounslow Health Authority
Non-Executive Director
1993 - 1996
Energy Saving Trust
Non-Executive Director
1991 - 1997
Channel 4
Non-Executive Director
1991 - 1997
National Council for Voluntary Organisations
Chief Executive
1986 - 1991
Policy Studies Institute
Visiting Fellow
1984 - 1986
The Runnymede Trust
Chief Executive
1976 - 1984
Race Relations Board
Conciliation Officer
1971 - 1976

Public life

Cumberland Lodge
Chairman
2019 -
British Council
Deputy Chair
2013 -
National Literacy Trust
President
2010 -
Royal Commonwealth Society
President
2007 - 2012
Cumberland Lodge
Trustee
2006 - 2016
UKCIS (UK Council for International Student Affairs)
President
2006 - 2016
Ditchley Foundation
Governor and Trustee
2005 -
National Literacy Trust
President
2005 -
Royal Commonwealth Society
Chairman
2002 - 2007
National Literacy Trust
Chair
2000 - 2005
Community Foundation
President
2000 -
De Montfort University
Governor and Chancellor
1998 - 2008
Arts Council
Member
1992 - 1997
National Literacy Trust
Deputy Chair
1992 - 2000
Royal Commission on Criminal Justice
Member
1991 - 1993
The Lord Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Legal Education and Conduct
Member
1991 - 1997