Baroness Jay of Ewelme
Lady Jay of Ewelme, Sylvia Mylroie.
Name at Balshaws:
Elsie Sylvia Milroie.
Her Father owned a Chippy in Aspull near Wigan.
UK senior civil servant (1971- 1996)
Director General of the Food and Drink Federation (2001-2005)
Chairman of Food From Britain (2006-2009)
Vice Chairman then Chairman of L’Oreal UK (2005-11)
Trustee of The Entente Cordiale Scholarship Scheme.
Life at school:
Lady Jay enjoyed acting and was in the school productions. She was a stunning young woman and lots of people admired her.
Non Executive director of Lazard Ltd; Saint-Gobain; Alcatel Lucent and the Casino Supermarket Group. She also chairs The Pilgrim Trust.