Dorothy Dalton is a leading expert on governance who has written several books on the subject. She was editor of Governance: essential information for effective trustees from July 2005 to January 2016.
She is currently Chair of Trustees of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Charity and former Chair of Governors of the Petchey Academy. She has been a trustee of many charities including Marie Curie. From 2000 to 2003 she was a non-executive director of the Inland Revenue. She has been a Headteacher and charity CEO.
Dorothy was awarded the Leonard Cheshire Lifetime Achievement Award for enabling disabled people. She was nominated for the 1995 UK Woman of Europe Award for her work in the Voluntary Sector and she is an Honorary Life Member of ACEVO.