Regulator Ofcom has appointed Anna Bradley as chairman of its independent Consumer Panel.
The panel advises Ofcom on consumer interest in telecoms, broadcasting and spectrum markets.
Bradley is currently non-executive chairman of the Soil Association's Organic Standards Board a member of the board of Addaction, Britain's largest drug and alcohol treatment agency and a consultant to Aegon UK, part of one of the world's largest life insurance and pension companies.
She has an MBA and BA from the University of Warwick. Bradley said, "Ofcom's independent Consumer Panel has a vital role to play in promoting the interests of consumers in increasingly complex communications markets. I look forward to leading this work and ensuring its advice is acted on."