Dame Fiona Woolf
DBE; Partner CMS Cameron McKenna and 686th Lord Mayor of London (2013-2014) Talent Development in the City
Dame Fiona Woolf is an energy lawyer with CMS Cameron McKenna and was its first female Partner. She studied at Keele University where she graduated in Law and Psychology and studied Comparative Law at the University of Strasbourg. She has worked on electricity reforms, projects and regulation in over 40 countries.
She was President of the Law Society of England and Wales in 2006/7.
Alderman Dame Fiona Woolf CBE was the Lord Mayor of London for the year 2013/14 as the 686th Lord Mayor, and only the second woman to hold the role since 1189. Her programmes, set out in her 686 Plan, covered The Lord Mayor's Appeal, The Power of Diversity, The Lord Mayor's Charity Leadership Programme and Tomorrow's City.
The Power of Diversity Programme is still continuing and she remains very committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all its forms. She is President of the Aldersgate Group, working on a more sustainable, resource-efficient, low-carbon economy following her Tomorrow's City programme. She chairs Base London’s Advisory Board which focuses on sustainable urban development in the context of London and is a Trustee of the Science Museum.
Fiona Woolf was awarded a DBE in the 2015 New Year Honours for services to the Legal Profession, Diversity and the City of London.