Baroness Fritchie is an Independent Crossbench Peer and a former House of Lords Audit Committee member. For seven years, Rennie was Chair of Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales, and for a decade, she was Chancellor of the University of Gloucestershire.
Rennie was previously Commissioner for Public Appointments for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland and also a Civil Service Commissioner. In the NHS, she was Chair of the South West Region, a member of the National Policy Board and more recently, Chair of a Mental Health Foundation Trust.
Rennie has been awarded honorary degrees from the following universities: Southampton, York, Hull, Oxford Brookes, St. Andrews Scotland, Queens University Belfast and The Open University.