Ditchley's Governors

Ditchley Governors are chosen by the Council of Management and constitute the Foundation’s governing body and informally a network of support and advice.

Annual General Meeting - Saturday 6 July 2019

The current Governors are:

  • The Lord Charles Aldington
    Chairman, Machfast Group Ltd
  • James Arroyo OBE
    Director, The Ditchley Foundation
  • The Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea, CBE, DL
    Chairman, Cobra Beer Partnership Ltd
  • Sir Rodric Braithwaite, GCMG
    Formerly British Ambassador to Russia.
  • The Lord Bridges of Headley, MBE
    Senior Adviser to the Group Executive Chairman, Banco Santander
  • Sir Andrew Cahn KCMG
    Chair, WWF (UK); Non-Executive Director of Huawei Technologies (UK) plc.
  • 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 Robert Conway
    Senior Director, Goldman Sachs.
  • Mr Bill Emmott
    Chair, International Institute for Strategic Studies and of the Japan Society of the U.K.
  • Mr Steven Erlanger
    Chief Diplomatic Correspondent in Europe, New York Times.
  • Dr Jonathan Eyal
    International Studies Director, Royal United Services Institute
  • Mr Nicholas Ferguson CBE
    Chairman, Savills plc
  • Mr Francis Finlay, CMG, OBE
    Chairman Emeritus, EastWest Institute.
  • Ms Stephanie Flanders
    Senior Executive Editor for Economics and Head of Bloomberg Economics, Bloomberg LP.
  • Mrs Marjorie Neasham Glasgow BEM
    CEO, Ridge Clean Energy. President, The Glasgow Foundation.
  • Dr Nik Gowing
    International Broadcaster; Visiting Professor, Kings College, London. Founder and Director Thinking the Unthinkable
  • Mr Charles Grant, CMG
    Director, Centre for European Reform
  • Sir Bernard Gray
    Executive Chairman, New Scientist magazine
  • Sir Jeremy Greenstock, GCMG
    Chairman, Gatehouse Advisory Partners Ltd. Former diplomat and Director of The Ditchley Foundation.
  • Sir Christopher Greenwood, GBE, CMG, QC
    Member, Iran-US Claims Tribunal
  • The Rt Hon. Dominic Grieve QC MP
    Member of Parliament for Beaconsfield; Formerly Attorney General
  • The Lord Hannay of Chiswick, GCMG, CH
    Formerly Ambassador and UK Permanent Representative to the EU and UN
  • Dr Rita E. Hauser
    President, The Hauser Foundation.
  • 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
    Chairman
  • Sir John Holmes, GCVO, KBE, CMG
    Chairman, The Electoral Commission. Formerly Director, The Ditchley Foundation.
  • Mr Jo Johnson MP
    Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Orpington
  • Ms Suzanne Ferlic Johnson
    Vice President, Corporate and External Affairs, LLoyd's Register Group Limited
  • Ms Roula Khalaf
    Deputy Editor, Financial Times
  • Mr Andrew Knight
    Chairman, Times Newspaper Holdings Ltd
  • Mr Axel Krause
    Paris-based author and Journalist, and formerly Ditchley Representative in France
  • Ms Rachel Lomax
    Deputy Chair, British Council
  • Mr Pierre Lortie CM, FCAE
    Senior Business Advisor, Dentons Canada LLP
  • The Honourable Kevin G Lynch PC, OC
    Vice-Chairman, BMO Financial Group
  • Ms Bronwen Maddox
    Director, The Institute for Government
  • Dr Pippa Malmgren
    Founder, DRPM Group
  • The Lord Mandelson, PC
    Chairman, Global Counsel. Formerly Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and European Trade Commissioner
  • Sir David Manning, GCMG, KCVO
    Formerly British Ambassador to the United States of America
  • The Rt Hon. Lord Maude of Horsham
    Formerly Minister of State for Trade and Investment, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
  • The Rt Hon. Michael Moore
    Senior Adviser, PWC. Formerly Secretary of State for Scotland.
  • Mr Rajay Naik
    Chief Commercial Officer, Study Group. Formerly Director, The Open University.
  • The Rt Hon. Baroness Neville-Jones of Hutton Roof DCMG
    Formerly Minister of State for Security
  • Mr Paul Newman
    Former Chairman, ICAP Energy; Director, JC Rathbone Associates Ltd.
  • Mrs Elizabeth Padmore
    Emeritus Trustee, Women for Women International - UK
  • Mr Trevor Phillips OBE
    Director, Webber Phillips Limited; Chair, Green Park Interim and Executive Search; Chair, Index on Censorship.
  • Ms Emma Reynolds MP
    Member of Parliament for Wolverhampton North East
  • General The Lord Richards of Herstmonceux GCB, CBE, DSO, DL
    Chairman, Equilibrium Global Ltd. Formerly Chief of the Defence Staff.
  • The Rt Hon. Lord Robertson of Port Ellen, KT, GCMG, Hon FRSE, PC
    Special Adviser to BP plc. Formerly Secretary General, NATO, and Secretary of State for Defence.
  • Mr Roland Rudd
    Chairman, Finsbury
  • Marquess of Salisbury KG KCVO PC DL
    Chancellor of the University of Hertfordshire
  • Mr Jeremy Shapiro
    Director of Research, European Council on Foreign Relations
  • 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
  • Dr Constanze Stelzenmüller
    Robert Bosch Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
  • Mr Philip Stephens
    Director of the Editorial Board and Chief Political Commentator, Financial Times
  • The Rt Hon. Rory Stewart, OBE, MP
    Formerly Secretary of State for International Development
  • Ms Jo Swinson CBE MP
    Leader of the Liberal Democrats
  • Mr Michael Tang
    Chairman, Tang Industries
  • Sir Paul Tucker
    Chair, Systemic Risk Council; Research Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Dr Diana Walford, CBE, MD, BSc MSc FRCP, FRCPath, FFPH
    Chair, Board of Trustees, Regent’s University London
  • Mr John Weston, CBE, MEng, FRAEng, FRAes
    Chairman: 7 Technologies Group and Brittpac
  • Dr Catherine Wills
    Trustee
  • Professor Sir Robert Worcester, KBE, DL
    Chairman, Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Commemoration Committee. Founder, MORI.