Janet Cooper OBE

‘The RNLI gives an invaluable service and I am inspired by the many volunteers who work so hard to provide it.’

Janet Cooper has more than 30 years’ experience as a lawyer specialising in remuneration and corporate governance, and advising many global businesses. Janet is a co-founding partner of Tapestry Compliance and before that was a partner at global law firm Linklaters.

She is on the council of Roehampton University and on the board of a number of other non-profit organisations. Janet was a Trustee and Vice President of the UK National Committee of UN Women, which is the United Nations entity supporting gender equality globally.

Janet was a member of the RNLI Resources Committee from 2011 to 2014. She was elected to the RNLI Council and appointed as a Trustee in 2014. Janet was made an OBE in the 2017 new year’s honours list for services to equality, women’s empowerment and employee share ownership.

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