Mrs Ingrid Cranfield, BA (Syd.), PGCE, QTLS, MSET, FRGS, LLG (Enfield), is the Chair of GCA Board of Trustees, Honorary Secretary of Global China Academy Council, President and Principal Editor of Global Century Press; former Deputy Mayor of the Borough of Enfield.
As an author, editor, translator and lecturer, her career began at the Royal Geographical Society, which holds the largest private map library in the world, accessioning maps and advising researchers and writers. She is the author of 14 books and has edited thousands of books, articles and other works, in print and online.
She was a Senior Editor on The Dictionary of Art (Macmillan Publishers). She taught English to college students and was a lecturer and supervisor of trainee teachers. She has been a school governor in London for 30 years and is a member of the International Commission on Couple and Family Relations (ICCFR).