The Council of Management

Members of the Council of Management are the Trustees of the Ditchley Foundation. They are chosen from amongst the ranks of the governing body. The term of office is four years, renewable once. 

Honorary Life President: Lady WILLS, JP
Chairman: The Rt Hon Lord HILL of Oareford CBE

Vice Chairman: Mr Philip STEPHENS  

Future meeting dates: 
Wednesday 3 April 2019


    • The Lord Charles Aldington
      Chairman, Machfast Group Ltd
    • The Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea, CBE, DL
      Chairman, Cobra Beer Partnership Ltd
    • The Lord Chadlington of Dean
      Chief Executive, Huntsworth plc
    • Her Excellency Mrs Janice Charette
      Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    • Mr Charles Grant, CMG
      Director, Centre for European Reform
    • The Rt Hon. Dominic Grieve QC MP
      Member of Parliament for Beaconsfield; Formerly Attorney General
    • Professor The Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield FBA
      Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History, Queen Mary, University of London
    • The Rt Hon Lord Hill of Oareford CBE
    • Professor Sir David King DSC, FRS, KB
      Affiliate Partner, SYSTEMIQ Limited; Senior Strategy Adviser to the President of Rwanda
    • Ms Rachel Lomax
      Deputy Chair, British Council
    • Mr Paul Newman
      Former Chairman, ICAP Energy; Director, JC Rathbone Associates Ltd.
    • Mrs Elizabeth Padmore
      Emeritus Trustee, Women for Women International - UK
    • Ms Emma Reynolds MP
      Member of Parliament for Wolverhampton North East
    • Marquess of Salisbury KG KCVO PC DL
      Chancellor of the University of Hertfordshire
    • Sir Nigel Sheinwald, GCMG
      Visiting Professor, King's College, London; Director, Royal Dutch Shell
    • Sir Martin Smith
      Founder of Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford University
    • Mr Philip Stephens
      Director of the Editorial Board and Chief Political Commentator, Financial Times
    • Dr Catherine Wills