Sally Greengross has been a crossbench (independent) member of the House of Lords since 2000 and chairs four All-Party Parliamentary Groups: Dementia, Corporate Social Responsibility, Intergenerational Futures and Continence Care. She is the Vice Chair of two All-Party Parliamentary Groups: Ageing and Older People and Choice at the End of Life, and is Treasurer of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Equalities. Sally is President/ Chief Executive of the International Longevity Centre - UK In December 2006, she was announced as a Commissioner for the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Baroness Greengross 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.
Baroness Greengross is Chair of the Advisory Groups for the English Longitudinal Study on Ageing (ELSA) and the New Dynamics of Ageing (NDA). She is President of the Pensions Policy Institute and Honorary Vice President of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. She holds honorary doctorates from eight UK universities.