Lord Best

Experience

Find out about the experience of Lord Best outside of Parliament.

Non political

Brent Poverty Commission
Chair
2019 - 2020
Hanover Housing Association
Chair
2006 - 2014
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Chief Executive
1988 - 2006
National Housing Federation
Chief Executive
1973 - 1988
British Churches Housing Trust
Chief Executive
1968 - 1973

Political

Houses of Parliament Restoration and Removal Sponsor Body
Board Member
2020 -

Public life

University of Oxford Commission on Creating Healthy Cities
Chair
2020 -
Regulation of Property Agents Working Group
Chair
2018 - 2019
Centre for Social Justice Housing Commission
Chair
2018 -
Trust for London Housing Advisory Board
Member
2018 -
Affordable Housing Commission: Smith Institute and Nationwide Foundation
Chair
2018 -
Sustainable Energy Association
President
2018 -
Church Commissioners
Commissioner
2018 -
Chartered Trading Standards
Vice-President
2016 -
The Local Government Association
Vice-President
2015 -
Town and County Planning Association
Vice-President
2015 -
Immigration Act 2014 Consultative Panel
Joint Chair
2014 - 2019
Rural Housing Policy Review
Chair
2014 - 2016
Home Office Right to Rent Consultative Panel
Co-Chair
2014 -
North Yorkshire
Deputy Lieutenant
2012 -
The Property Ombudsman
Chair
2009 - 2017
Westminster City Council Standards Comittee
Deputy Chair
2008 - 2012
The Tree Council
Trustee
2006 - 2013
Royal Society of Arts
Trustee and Treasurer
2006 - 2012
Local Government Association
President
2005 - 2015
Hull Partnership Board
Chair
2002 - 2004