Deputy Chair of Sheffield Hallam University Board of Governors
Meg Munn is Deputy Chair of Sheffield Hallam University Board of Governors, Chair of the Remuneration Committee and the governor representative on the university’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She is the Independent Chair of the Church of England’s National Safeguarding Panel and an independent governance consultant working internationally on parliamentary processes, political party development, gender mainstreaming and women’s leadership.
She is a passionate advocate for gender equality and challenging the engrained culture around gender pay. She has several publications to her name, which include advocating increasing the numbers of women working in science, engineering, technology and construction and developing good practices to support women in politics.
From 2001 to 2015 Meg was the Member of Parliament for Sheffield Heeley, she served as Minister for Women and Equality and subsequently as a Minister in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. She introduced civil partnerships into the UK and was responsible for the Equality Act 2006 which established the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Meg was the first MP to be awarded Chartered Manager status with the Chartered Management Institute, subsequently becoming a Fellow. Before being elected to Parliament, she worked for twenty years in the social work profession.
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