All organisations are British-based unless otherwise indicated.
- Justice - the British arm of the International Commission of Jurists and the conscience of the legal profession.
- Arts and Business
- School of Oriental and African Studies, London University
As vice president:
- Association of Women Barristers
- Haldane Society
- Caitlin's Kickstart Award
- Institute for Strategic Dialogue: Weidenfeld Foundation.
- KPMG Foundation
- Tablet Trust
- Booker Trust
- Media Standards Trust
- Foreign Policy Centre: advisory council
- International Centre for Prison Studies, King's College London: advisory board
- World Bank Institute, Washington DC: external advisory council
As member of commercial board:
As Office holder:
- Commander of the Distinguished Palmes Academiques by the President of France. (April 2006)
- Cavalier de Gran Croce (Italy's highest honour) by the President of Italy. (July 2004)
- Institute for Strategic Dialogue