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Kishwer Falkner

Kishwer Falkner

  • Visiting

Visiting Professor

Biography

Baroness Kishwer Falkner entered the House of Lords in 2004 and is currently Chairman of the EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee. Her previous parliamentary roles have been shadowing the Ministry of Justice, the Home Office and the Department for Communities and Local Government. She has served on several other parliamentary committees, including the Constitution Committee and the Joint Committee on Human Rights.

Since 2006, Baroness Falkner has been a Non-Executive Director for the Hyde Group and has previously held fellowships at St Antony’s College, Oxford, and the Institute of Politics, Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She also served as a member of the Prime Minister's Taskforce on Tackling Muslim Extremism, established in the aftermath of the London bombings in July 2005. Baroness Falkner served as Chancellor of Northampton University from 2008 – 2017.