Dame Fiona Woolf CBE
Alderman Dame Fiona Woolf DBE is an energy lawyer with CMS Cameron McKenna and a Keele graduate. She was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by Keele University in recognition of her outstanding contribution to Law in July 2008. Fiona 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. All of them had “The Energy to Transform Lives”- her Mayoral strapline. Having initiated the Power of Diversity Programme, she remains committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all its forms. Fiona was awarded a DBE in the 2015 New Year Honours for services to the Legal Profession, Diversity and the City of London. She became a Deputy Lieutenant for Greater London in April 2016.