Penny Boys is former Deputy Chairman of the Horserace Betting Levy Board and senior civil servant. Also, a former Executive Director of the Office of Fair Trading, Chief Executive of the Competition Commission, Deputy Director of Electricity Regulation and Head of Personnel at Department of Trade and Industry.
She is presently a Non-Executive Director at the Office for Nuclear Regulation and a member of the Consumers Committee for The National Housebuilders Council.
Penny is an enthusiastic racegoer and punter. She is a patron of Women in Racing and a member of the Elite Racing Club.