Lay member profile

The Rt Hon the Baroness Morgan of Cotes (Nicky Morgan)

The Rt Hon the Baroness Morgan of Cotes (Nicky Morgan) was the Member of Parliament for Loughborough between 2010 and 2019. She is now a member of the House of Lords and has a portfolio career with roles across the private and public sectors, including as a Non-Executive Director at Santander UK, the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, the Association of British Insurers, the Careers & Enterprise Company and is a Trustee of the Science Museum Group.

Nicky also chairs the East Midlands Institute of Technology Board and the Advisory Board of the Reform think tank. In 2022 Nicky was asked to chair the UK Commission on Covid Commemoration.

Nicky served in the Cabinets of David Cameron and Boris Johnson as, respectively, Minister for Women & Equalities, Education Secretary and Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Secretary. She also chaired the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee for 2 years. Before being elected she worked as a solicitor specialising in M&A.

Nicky is a founding trustee of the Loughborough Wellbeing Centre charity which runs a mental health and wellbeing centre in the middle of Loughborough.