A new Chairman from June 201316 May 2012
“As the Foundation enters its sixth decade we are delighted to announce the appointment of James Hughes-Hallett as the next Chairman.
We are proud of the contribution that the Foundation has made to civil society over the last 50 years and we look forward to continuing that vital role under his leadership."
James Hughes-Hallett is Chairman of John Swire & Sons Ltd and a Director of Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd, Swire Pacific Ltd and James Finlay Ltd; Chairman of United States Cold Stores Inc; non-executive Director HSBC Holdings plc 2005. Fellow of the Society of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and an Honorary Fellow of The University of Hong Kong and of Merton College, Oxford; Trustee of the Dulwich Picture Gallery; Governor, Courtauld Institute. He has been a Trustee of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation since 2005.