In December 2006, Baroness Sally Greengross was announced as a Commissioner for the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
She has been a crossbench (independent) member of the House of Lords since 2000 and Chairs three All-Party Parliamentary Groups: Corporate Social Responsibility, Intergenerational Futures: Old & Young Together, and Continence Care. She is the Vice Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia, Ageing & Older People and Major Infrastructure Projects, and is Treasurer of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Equalities.
Sally is Chief Executive of the International Longevity Centre UK, one of twelve centres across the world. She is Chair of the Advisory Groups for the CRUCIBLE project at University College London, the English Longitudinal Study on Ageing (ELSA) at UCL, and the New Dynamics of Ageing (NDA) .She is President of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists, President of the Pensions Policy Institute and Honorary Vice President of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. Sally is also Patron of the UK Clinical Ethics Network.
Sally was Director General of Age Concern England from 1987 until 2000. Until 2000, she was joint Chair of the Age Concern Institute of Gerontology at Kings College London, and Secretary General of Eurolink Age. At Age Concern, she established many innovative programmes, including the Employers Forum on Age, and was also responsible for building Age Concern Enterprises into a multi-million-pound business.
Sally holds honorary doctorates from seven UK universities.