Ms Jo Swinson CBE


Director, Partners for a New Economy

As Director of Partners for a New Economy, Jo leads a grant-making collaborative of 7 foundations seeking to catalyse transformational change in our economy so that nature and all people can flourish. She is also Visiting Professor at Cranfield University, and author of Equal Power: Gender Equality and How to Achieve It (Atlantic Books, 2018).

Formerly Leader of the Liberal Democrats (2019), Business Minister (2012-2015) and MP for East Dunbartonshire (2005-2015, 2017-2019). 

An Honorary Governor (2023-), The Ditchley Foundation.