Baroness Glenys ThorntonLay member

In her role as Lay Member on Camden CCG’s Governing Body, Glenys Chairs the Remuneration Committee and sits on the Audit Committee, Quality and Safety Committee and Integrated Commissioning Committee. Glenys is also CCG Governing Body Lead for our Equality and Diversity programme, sits on the Individual Funding Request Panel and attends the Camden Health and Wellbeing Board. 

Glenys has lived in Camden with her family since 2007 and is from three generations of family that have accessed and used the range of NHS services in Camden. Glenys was also a carer for her mother and father in their last years, both of whom had serious conditions. At present Glenys is CEO of a research and innovation charity – The Young Foundation – in Bethnal Green. Glenys has been a member of the House of Lords since 1998, including Junior Health Minister from 2008/10 and Shadow Health Minister from 2010/2012. Following this, Glenys held the position of Shadow Equalities Minister until 2015. She is also Chair of the Advisory Committee to the Healthcare and Assistive Technology Society (HATS), which regulates the manufacturers and suppliers of aids and technology for health and social care.

Baroness Glenys Thornton