Formerly UK Secretary of State for Education and Science. Emeritus Board Member, the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), Washington DC.
Life Peer (Liberal Democrat) (1993-); Emeritus Board Member, the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), Washington DC; Public Service Professor of Electoral Politics Emerita, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
Formerly: Leader, Liberal Democrats, House of Lords (2001-04), Deputy Leader (1999-2001); Acting Director, Institute of Politics, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (1988-89); Co-Founder, Social Democratic Party (1981), President, (1982-88); Member of Parliament, SDP, Crosby (1981-83); Secretary of State, Education and Science (1976-79); Paymaster General (1976-79); Secretary of State, Prices and Consumer Protection (1974-76); Member of Parliament (Labour), Hitchin (1964-79).
Baroness Williams was married to Professor Richard Neustadt, Harvard Professor and Commentator on American Presidency. She has a daughter, Rebecca, and two grandchildren.
Honorary Governor, The Ditchley Foundation.