Baroness McGregor-Smith is the former CEO of Mitie Group, a strategic outsourcing company headquartered in Bristol. She was nominated as a Conservative life peer in August 2015. McGregor-Smith joined Mitie as group financial director in 2002 and was promoted to CEO in 2007. She was the only Asian female chief executive of a FTSE 250 company at this time. She was awarded a CBE in 2012 for services to business and promoting diversity.
Baroness McGregor-Smith serves as the Vice-Chair on the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence (APPG AI).