The Baroness Bull CBE

UKRI Board member

A headshot of The Baroness Bull CBE

The Baroness Bull CBE. Credit: UK Parliament (licence notice)

The Baroness Bull CBE is a member of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Board.

She is a Cross Bench Peer in the House of Lords, where she serves as a Deputy Speaker and on the UK-EU Parliamentary Partnership Assembly.

She danced with The Royal Ballet for 20 years before becoming Creative Director, the Royal Opera House.

Over the decade from 2012, she worked at King’s College London, first as Director, Cultural Partnerships and ultimately as Vice President, Communities and National Engagement. She has written and presented a wide range of work for television and radio, including the award winning ‘The Dancer’s Body’, and is the author of four books.

She has served on the boards of South Bank Centre, Arts Council England, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, as a Governor of the BBC and as a judge for the 2010 Booker Prize.

She has received honorary doctorates from Derby University, Sheffield Hallam University, the Open University, Kent University and Lincoln University, and was awarded a CBE for her contribution to the arts in 1998.

Last updated: 1 May 2024

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