Tom Chandos (Chairman)
A member of the House of Lords. Tom is a Director (and past Chairman) of the Social Market Foundation, a Director of English National Opera, and President of the National Kidney Research Fund. Tom holds a number of non-executive Director positions. Trustee since 2004.
Tom will stand down as Chairman in May 2013 (and continue as a Trustee of the Foundation).
Sir David Bell
Chairman of the Financial Times from 1996 until retirement in 2009 and non-executive Director of the Economist since 2007. Sir David holds a number of Trustee positions including Chairman Sadler's Wells; the University of Roehampton; London Transport Museum; Transformation Trust; Institute of War and Peace Reporting; Walpole Committee and a Board member of Common Purpose and Silatech and a Member of the Honorary Council of the Royal National Theatre. Trustee since 2011.
Joe is Deputy Chief Executive of the Home Group, the largest non-Government care provider in the UK, providing residential based support for young homeless, victims of domestic violence, adults with mental health and addiction problems, and the elderly. It is also one of the UK’s largest social housing landlords. Prior to this Joe was Chief Executive of Tees Valley Regeneration, and was a Director, Corporate Banking in Barclays PLC. Joe is a Trustee of Arts Council England, and Chairs the board of Arts Council North East. He is also the senior non-executive Trustee of Durham University.
Founder and Managing Director of 3PS Partners. John has 15 years experience as an entrepreneur and early-stage investor; Director of IMET2000 International Medical Education Trust; Trustee of Thresh a performing arts collaborative. He is particularly interested in education and information technology. Trustee since 2011.
Chairman of Millbank Investment Management Ltd, Chairman of Conflicts Committee, Lord Rothschild family office, Chairman: Keystone Investment Trust; Director: Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust. Non- executive Director, Oldfield and Co. Chairman: Institute for Philanthropy. Advisory Fellow and Chairman of Investment Committee: Pembroke College, Oxford; Governor of Bryanston School; member of the Financial Advisory Group of Salisbury Cathedral; External Investment Advisor to Catlin Insurance Group. Trustee since 2008.
James Hughes-Hallett CMG
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 and Wales and an Honorary Fellow of The University of Hong Kong and of Merton College, Oxford; Trustee of the Dulwich Picture Gallery; Chairman, Courtauld Institute. Trustee since 2005.
James will become Chairman of the Foundation in June 2013.
Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett
Following an investment banking career Sir Thomas was Chief Executive of Marie Curie Cancer Care from 2000 until 2012. Sir Thomas is currently Chair and Adjunct Professor of the Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London. He is also a Trustee of The Kings Fund; Chairman of the End of Life Care Implementation Advisory Board; Review Chair for the Palliative Care Funding Review for Adults and Children in England, Commissioner of Royal Hospital Chelsea, Trustee of The Sixteen and sits on the Development Boards for Canterbury Cathedral and St Paul’s Cathedral. Formerly Chairman of English Churches Housing Group and the Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children and a Director of the National Council for Palliative Care. Trustee since 2008.
A former Barrister and formerly Chairman of South East Coast Strategic Health Authority. Kate is Vice Chairman of NHS South of England, former Vice Chairman of the Financial Ombudsman Service Limited, committee member of the Royal Horticultural Society, and a partner in a family land management and farming business. Trustee since 2001.
A member of the House of Lords. Founder and President of the New School, Butterstone. Co-Founder Visitors’ Centre Pentonville Prison and co-founder of the Butler Trust. President of the Society of Friends Dunkeld Cathedral. Vice-Chairman Pushkin Prizes. Former JP and Children’s Panel Member. Chairman of Esmée Fairbairn's Rethinking Crime and Punishment initiative (2001 - 2008). Trustee since 1990.
Sir Jonathan Phillips
Warden, Keble College, Oxford. Earlier career in the British Civil Service beginning in the former DTI group of departments (Director General, resources and services 2000 - 02) and moving to Northern Ireland Office in 2002, first as Political Director, working on the peace process, and subsequently as permanent secretary, which role he left in 2010 when the process of devolution to the Northern Ireland Assembly was completed. Currently also a board member of the charity, Co-operation Ireland. Trustee since 2011.
Founder, Chairman, and now Director of Forward Publishing Ltd; Founder, National Poetry Day and Forward Poetry Prizes; Founder, the Big Arts Week; Founder and Chairman, Streetsmart Action for the Homeless; Forward Thinking; the Arts Foundation. Trustee: British Institute of Human Rights; Free Word; Reprieve; Cuba Studies Trust. Former Member of the Arts Council and Chairman of its Lottery Committee. Trustee since 1999.