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Rona Fairhead, Chair, BBC Trust

Rona Fairhead is chair of the BBC Trust. She was chairman and CEO of the Financial Times Group from 2006 to 2013, having previously been group finance director of its parent company, Pearson plc. Prior to joining Pearson, Rona held a variety of senior positions in financial and global businesses including ICI and Bombardier.

She is currently on the board of HSBC Holdings and PepsiCo. Rona has an MA in Law from Cambridge and an MBA from Harvard Business School. In 2012 Rona was awarded a CBE for services to industry.

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