Veronica Wadley is the former Editor of the London Evening Standard. During her seven years as Editor, she was a champion of the arts and chaired the Evening Standard Theatre and Film Awards. She was previously Deputy Editor of the Daily Mail and The Daily Telegraph.
As Chair of Arts Council, London, she is a member of National Council and sits on the Arts Investment Committee.
She is an Independent Director of Times Newspapers Holdings and a non-executive director of the Berkeley Group. In the last two years she has become a Trustee of Northern Ballet and The Mayor of London's Fund for Young Musicians and is a member of the GLA's Music Education Steering Group. She also advises the Greenhouse Schools Project, a charity which provides sport and dance programmes for teenagers from disadvantaged backgrounds in London. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.Veronica has recently become a Governor of the Yehudi Menuhin School.
Term of appointment: 1 July 2010 – 30 June 2014