Fiona Woolf CBE

Fiona Woolf has advised over 28 governments and the World Bank on privatisation and energy reforms. She has over 20 years experience in dealing with regulation, market design, implementation and major projects in the electricity industry - culminating in a CBE for her contribution to the UK knowledge economy and invisible earnings. Much of her recent work has been for the World Bank on regional markets, regulation and infrastructure.

At CMS Cameron McKenna Fiona has built an innovative energy and major projects practice in energy reforms and infrastructure projects that combines law, engineering and economics successfully building on the gaps and overlaps. Over the last 20 years Fiona has worked around the globe in India, Australia, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and Scandinavia,establishing a unique reputation.

Fiona Woolf is the Alderman for the Ward of Candlewick (Sheriff 2010/ 11) in the City of London  and a past President of the Law Society of England and Wales (2006/7). She is a Senior Adviser with London Economics International LLP, a trustee of Raleigh International, The Lord Mayor's Appeal and President of the Chelsea Opera Group. She is a member of the Council of The London Regiment of the Territorial Army and of the Women's Business Council.

She was a Member of the Competition Commission  and  a non-executive director of Affinity Water Ltd, both from 2005  to 2013.
 
Fiona studied Law at Keele University and earned a Diploma in Comparative Law from the University of Strasbourg. She qualified as a solicitor in 1973 and worked in the corporate and banking fields at Clifford Chance. She became a partner in CMS Cameron McKenna in 1981. She was awarded a Senior Fellowship at Harvard University in 2001/2. She has been awarded honorary doctorates by Keele University, the thn College of Law( as it then was), City University and is an Honorary Bencher of Middle Temple.   She has been appointed Chancellor Designate of the University of Law to take office  in November 2014 and is ex officio Chancellor of The City University 


Nicholas Woolf B.Sc (Econ ), CTA (Fellow), FCA

 
 Nicholas was educated at Hampton School and the London School of Economics. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. His business career was as a Tax Partner with Arthur Andersen (1968 to 2002), specialising in oil and gas taxation.
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                         He now spreads his time between Charities, and the Livery.
He is a liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Tax Advisers, being Master in 2009/10, the Worshipful Companies of Gardeners and Tylers & Bricklayers.He is a member of the City Livery Club.
 
His primary focus is healthcare and his positions include-
Trustee (Chairman) The St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group and Order Hospitaller
Trustee (Deputy Chairman) Barts Healthcare Charity,
Trustee ( immediate past Chairman) Princess Alice Hospice
Trustee ( immediate past Chairman) Beating Bowel Cancer
Non-Executive Director NHS Westminster Primary Care Trust (2006 until April 2011)
 
Nicholas is a Member of the Royal Automobile Club and is the proud owner of an E type Jaguar.
His recreations include golf, tennis, bridge, gardening, travelling and opera.
 
 
Nicholas has two children. The Rev Elizabeth Woolf ( joint Chaplain to Fiona  as Lord Mayor and when Sheriff), living and working in Leamington Spa. Lizzy is married to Dave and they have a young daughter Maggie. Christopher, a teacher, was in Beijing from 2007 until 2012 working at Dulwich College International, being successively Head of English, Deputy Head and Headmaster. He is now Vice Principal of The Bushey Academy in Hertfordshire. Chris and his wife, Sheena, have a young daughter Ada.