Board members

Chairman of the Board
David Sainsbury was Finance Director of J. Sainsbury plc from 1973-1990, Deputy Chairman from 1988-1992, and Chairman from 1992-1998. He became Lord Sainsbury of Turville in October 1997 and was... Read more
Baroness Amos is currently the Director of SOAS, University of London. She was a member of the British Government from 1998-2007 and served in the Cabinet as Secretary of State for International... Read more
Liam Byrne is the Member of Parliament for Birmingham, Hodge Hill and Shadow Minister for Universities, Science and Skills. In government Liam has served as Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Minister... Read more
Andrew Cahn was previously Chief Executive of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI). He has twice worked in the FCO at the UK's Permanent Representation to the European Union and was Deputy Head of the... Read more
Sir Ian was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Barclays PLC and Chairman of Barclays UK in April 2017. His other current appointments are Chairman Debenhams plc, Chairman  Maisons du monde,... Read more
Miranda Curtis is a non-executive director of Liberty Global plc, having retired from her executive role with the company after leading the sale of Liberty's Japanese interests in early 2010. In... Read more
Following a 15-year career as a technology entrepreneur, George Freeman was first elected to Parliament in May 2010. He was re-elected in 2015 with an increased majority of 17,000 and again in the... Read more
Philip Rutnam joined the Department for Transport (DfT) as Permanent Secretary in April 2012. Before joining DfT, Philip was the Director General, Business and Skills, at the Department for Business... Read more
Currently a non-Executive Director of the GDF Suez Group.  Lord Simon is also Senior Adviser of Morgan Stanley International, a member of the International Advisory Board of Dana Gas, and is Chairman... Read more
Richard Lambert is chairman of the board of trustees at the British Museum and chairman of Bloomsbury Publishing. He spent most of his career at the Financial Times, which he joined after reading... Read more