Lucy Neville-Rolfe

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Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe. Source:Wikicommons
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Lucy Neville-Rolfe (Baroness Neville-Rolfe) is a Conservative peer and former minister. In December 2017 she was appointed a director of outsourcing giant, Capita, and became chair of Assured Food Standards in November 2017.[1]

Neville-Rolfe was a Treasury minister from December 2016 to June 2017, and was in charge of overseeing Brexit's impact on financial services. [2]

Prior to her Treasury role, she was Minister of State for Energy and Intellectual Property. She was first appointed Minister for Intellectual Property in July 2014.[3]


Neville-Rolfe became a Conservative peer in the House of Lords on 10 September 2013.[4]

Revolving door

Neville-Rolfe is a former advisory board member of Big Four accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers and of Tesco; She reportedly resigned from all paid posts when she became a minister in July 2014.[5]

Private sector

After leaving the government in 1997, as the Blair government came in, Neville-Rolfe began working at Tesco. She retired in 2013 from her role as corporate and legal affairs director.[6][7]

Neville-Rolfe was part of a team which took control of Tesco's rapid growth both in the UK and globally.[6]

Public life roles


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While at BIS Neville-Rolfe had responsibility for strategic relations with chemicals firms Ineos, BASF, Johnson Matthey, SABIC and ICT firms Imagination Technologies and ARM. [8]

She has held board roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Social media

Notes and references

  1. Baroness Neville-Rolfe profile, Parliament website, accessed Feb 2018
  2. John Murray Brown, UK government boosts Brexit ministerial team, FT, 3 March 2017
  3. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and Minister for Intellectual Property Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE CMG, GOV.UK, accessed 17 September 2014.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Baroness-Neville-Rolfe Parliament.UK, accessed 22 December 2014
  5. Politics and Business in the House of Lords Parliament.UK, accessed 22 December 2014
  6. 6.0 6.1 Alex Lawson Analysis: Lucy Neville-Rolfe says farewell to Tesco Retail Week, 11 January 2013, accessed 23 December 2014
  7. Another Tesco boss leaves - this time it's Dame Lucy Neville-Rolfe Independent, 27 June 2012, accessed 23 December 2014
  8. HM Government Strategic Relations