"Lynne Berry is an associate of Civil Exchange and a visiting Senior Fellow at CASS Business School, City of London University, She has held five Chief Executive posts: WRVS, the General Social Care Council, the Equal Opportunities Commission, the Charity Commission and the Family Welfare Association. She has served on many Government bodies including the Office of Civil Society Advisory Board and several Better Regulation Task forces, most recently to reduce burdens on charities and social enterprise. She is also a trustee of the Anne Frank Trust, Cumberland Lodge, the International Women's Forum UK and Pro Bono Economics. Previous non-Executive roles included NCVO, the National Centre for Social Research, the European Division of the DTI and she was chair of CPAG. She has received a number of honours including an OBE, an Honorary Fellowship from Cardiff University and two Honorary Doctorates. She lives near the Kings Cross development in London and on the banks of the River Trent where she is restoring a 1950s wooden boat."