Dame Shirley Porter
Environmental sciences, sustainability, technology transfer and academic governance.
Dame Shirley Porter, Lady Porter, DBE, was an early environmental activist. She was elected as a Conservative member of Westminster City Council in 1974. She was Lord Mayor of Westminster and Leader of the Westminster City Council, 1983-1991. Dame Shirley heads the Porter Foundation, which has endowed the National Portrait Gallery, Royal Academy and V&A museum. She helped establish the Porter School of Environmental Studies at Tel Aviv University.