BOARD OF PATRONS
Lord Wilson of Dinton
Lord Wilson of Dinton has been the Chair of the Board of Patrons since June 2010. He headed the Economic Secretariat in the Cabinet Office under Mrs Thatcher from 1987-90. He became Permanent Under Secretary of the Home Office in 1994 and Secretary of the Cabinet and Head of the Home Civil Service in January 1998. He was the Master of Emmanuel College from 2002-2012.
Professor Lord Rees of Ludlow, OM, FRS
Professor Lord Rees has been Astronomer Royal since 1995. He was the President of the Royal Society between 2005 and 2010 and was Master of Trinity College, Cambridge from 2004 to 2012.
Lord Carnwath, Kt, CVO, PC
Lord Carnwath was appointed Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom in 2011.
Lord Deben, PC
Lord Deben was the Secretary of State for the Environment under John Major. He now chairs the UK's independent Committee on Climate Change, GLOBE International and Sancroft International.
Baroness Prashar of Runneymede, CBE
Baroness Prashar is a Crossbench Peer and the Chairman of the Judicial Appointments Commission.
Professor Andrew Gamble
Professor Gamble is a former Head of the POLIS Department at the University of Cambridge. He was the Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Sheffield from 1994 to 1998.
Dr Peter Westway
Dr Peter Westaway is the Chief Economist at Vanguard Asset Management and the former Senior Research Adviser at the Bank of England.
Janet Williams, QPM
Janet Williams is the former DAC at the Metropolitan Police. She developed the first police E-Crime Unit and was the Law Enforcement Lead engaged in writing the first UK Cyber Security Strategy in the Cabinet Office. She is currently the Principal Advisor at CybSafe.
Mary Ann Sieghart
Mary Ann Sieghart has been a columnist at The Independent, presenter of Profile on Radio 4 and Chair of the Social Market Foundation. She is a former Assistant Editor at The Times and presenter of Newshour on the BBC World Service.
Andre Stein is the Principal Structured Finance Partners.
Lord Smith of Finsbury
Chris Smith has been Master of Pembroke College since 2015, having previously served as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, as Chairman of the Environment Agency, and as Chairman of the Advertising Standards Authority. An MP from 1983-2005, he was the UK’s first openly gay MP. He holds a Cambridge PhD in English.