Born 1971, the, daughter of John S Lampard (e.m. 1967), she read modern history at Pembroke College, Oxford (1989-94, BA, MA). She has always had a commitment to social and political issues, volunteering at the Lambeth Walk-in Centre (1989), serving on Social Work Committee of theWest London Mission (1995-2000) and running the policy and education department of the Catholic Housing Society over the same period. In 2000 she was appointed Secretary for Parliamentary Political Affairs for the Methodist Church, and in 2006 was appointed Policy Advisor for the Joint (Methodist, Baptist, United Reformed and (since 2015) Church of Scotland) Public Issues Team, becoming team leader in 2008. From 2006 to 2015 she was a Commissioner with the Gambling Commission and is currently a member of the Responsible Gambling Strategy Board. In 2016 she was awarded an MBE for services to gambling and was Vice-President of the Conference that year. She married Steve Walker in 2000.
[d. of b. for reference 21 February 1971]