Dr Judith Knott

Dr Judith Knott, CBECBE

Born in Bolton, Dr Knott is a resident of Hertford. She studied for her first degree in Modern & Medieval Languages (German, Russian, Linguistics) at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and was awarded her PhD in Historical Linguistics in 1985 at the School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London.

She has had an extensive career in the Civil Service, including as Director in HM Revenue & Customs with responsibility for the tax affairs of large businesses, and Head of Corporate Tax in HM Treasury.

In 2011, Dr Knott was awarded a CBE for Services to HM Revenue & Customs.