Mrs Philippa Herbert
Mrs Philippa Herbert joined Cardiff University’s Council and Court in August 2007. She is a member of the University’s Equality and Diversity Committee.
Educated at Benenden School, Kent and Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford [MA (Hons) Zoology]. She qualified for membership of London Stock Exchange in 1973; Freeman of the City of London 1983. She is a Zoological Society of London Fellow; member of the Society’s Council (1987-1992) and Vice-President 1991. She has been a Justice of the Peace, City of Westminster Bench, since 1993. She is a lay member of the Welsh Assembly Government’s Multi-Centre Research Ethics Committee (since 2001). She is also a trustee of the charity International Spinal Research Trust (since 1996) and of Swansea City Opera and the Opera School Wales.
From 1972-77 she was Assistant to Senior Investment partner, Sternberg Thomas Clarke & Co (Stockbrokers); 1977-89 Director, Fixed Interest Investments, Posthorn Global Assets management (part of American Express Company) where her areas of responsibility included portfolio construction and development, client liaison and reporting and business development.