Dame Patricia Hodgson

Dame Patricia Hodgson is a board member of the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation and the AI Council and is Deputy Chair of Policy Exchange. She was previously Deputy Chair and then Chair of Ofcom.

Dame Patricia was Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge, from 2006-2012, was Senior Independent Non-Executive Member of the Competition Commission, a part-time member of its predecessor, and has served as a member of the BBC and Wellcome Trusts. In her executive career, Dame Patricia was a producer at the BBC, a main board Director between 1993-2000, leading on strategy, policy and the BBC’s switch to digital, before becoming Chief Executive of the Independent Television Commission. She has served on the Statistics Commission, the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and the Committee for Standards in Public Life.

Last updated: 31 March 2022

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