Martha Lane Fox

Martha is founder and executive chair of, a charity fighting for a fairer internet and building a movement for responsible technology. She became a crossbench peer in the UK House of Lords in March 2013 and in 2017 she was appointed a member of the Joint Committee on National Security Strategy. She is Chancellor of the Open University as well as a director of Twitter. Her other Board positions include being a non executive director of Chanel, the Donmar Warehouse and the Queens Commonwealth Trust.Martha co- founded and chairs LuckyVoice, a company revolutionising the karaoke industry.From 2009 to 2013 Martha was Digital Champion for the UK and helped to create the Government Digital Service – this team launched transforming government service delivery.In 1998 Martha co-founded Europe’s largest travel and leisure website, with Brent Hoberman. They took it public in 2000 and sold it in 2005.


Baroness Martha Lane Fox - @ 5x15 - why we need to use tech to tackle climate change