The Honourable Anna Walker CB (born 1951) is a British civil servant and regulator of services. She succeeded Chris Bolt as chair of the Office of Rail Regulation on 5 July 2009 when Bolt's five-year term of office expired. On 1 January 2013 Anna Walker, Chair Office of Rail Regulation of the United Kingdom, became the new IRG-Rail Chair for 2013; the members of IRG-Rail consist of the independent Regulatory Bodies of twenty-one countries inside and outside the European Union. She has been a member of Consumer Focus since 1 October 2008.
Walker is married to Timothy Walker former director general of the Health and Safety Executive, and former Third Church Estates Commissioner with whom she has three adult children. She is the daughter of Lord Butterworth.
- September 2009- Trustee, Young Epilepsy
- 2009- chair, Office of Rail Regulation
- 2004-2009 chief executive, Healthcare Commission
- 2001-2003 director-general for rural affairs, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
- 1998-2001 director general for energy, Department of Trade and Industry
- 1994-1997 deputy director-general, Oftel
- 1975-1994 civil servant, mostly at Department of Trade and Industry
- 1972-1973 British Council
- Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford (MA History)
- Bryn Mawr College, US
- Benenden School, Kent
- Oxford High School
- "Anna Walker announced as ORR Chairman designate" (Press release). Office of Rail Regulation. 26 March 2009. Retrieved 5 April 2009.
- Healthcare Commission - Senior management
- National Consumer Council - Merger news
- "A life less ordinary: Anna Walker". Public (The Guardian): 52. September 2008.
- John Carvel (11 October 2006). "Standards bearer". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 September 2008.
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