Elizabeth Lydia “Eliza” Manningham-Buller, Baroness Manningham-Buller, LG, DCB (born 14 July 1948) is a retired British intelligence officer.
Manningham-Buller was the second daughter in a family of four, born to Reginald Manningham-Buller, 1st Viscount Dilhorne, and his wife, the former Lady Mary Lindsay. Manningham-Buller was educated at Northampton High School and Benenden School. On 15 July 1991, she married David John Mallock and has five stepchildren by her husband’s prior marriage.
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- Eliza Manningham-Buller is chair of the Wellcome Trust, one of the biggest medical trusts in the world.
- The trust was established in 1936 at the behest of pharmaceutical entrepreneur Henry Wellcome. It now has a £20.9 billion investment portfolio.
- The trust continues to tackle the globe’s biggest health problems, including finding a vaccine for Ebola and a cure for three tropical diseases.
- Last year, Manningham-Buller helped add £3.5 billion ($4.6 billion) to the portfolio thanks to an 18.8% return on investment.
- Between 2002 and 2007, Manningham-Buller was Director-General of the UK Security Service (MI5) and led the service through significant change.