LORD KENNETH BAKER C.H. (Chairman) was a Conservative Member of Parliament from 1968 to 1997. Kenneth was the first Minister for Information Technology, responsible for introducing computers into schools, privatizing British Telecom and Cable & Wireless, and establishing the cable industry. His Cabinet posts included Environment Secretary, Education Secretary, Home Secretary and Kenneth was Chairman of the Conservative Party. Lord Baker is currently non-executive director of Genting Stanley Plc and the Chairman of Trilantic Capital Partners' Europe Advisory Council. He is Chairman of the Edge Foundation, championing technical, practical and vocational learning, and the Baker Dearing Educational Trust promoting and setting up a network of University Technical Colleges, Vice Chairman of The Cartoon Museum, and a Trustee of the Booker Prize Foundation. Kenneth was awarded a Companion of Honour in 1992 and awarded a peerage in 1997.