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.

The current Governors are:

  • The Lord ALDINGTON.  Formerly Chairman, Deutsche Bank London.
  • The Lord BILIMORIA OF CHELSEA, CBE, DL.  Chairman, Cobra Beer Partnership Ltd.
  • Sir Rodric BRAITHWAITE, GCMG. Formerly British Ambassador, Russia.
  • The Rt Hon. Lord BUTLER OF BROCKWELL, KG, GCB, CVO.  Formerly:  Master, University College, Oxford;  Secretary of the Cabinet and Head of the Home Civil Service.
  • Sir Andrew CAHN KCMG.  Chair, WWF (UK); Non Executive Director of Lloyd's of London, General Dynamics (UK) and Huawei Technologies (UK) plc.
  • The Rt Hon. the Lord CAMPBELL, CH, CBE, PC, QC.  Formerly Leader of the Liberal Democrat Party.
  • The Lord CHADLINGTON OF DEAN, Chief Executive, Huntsworth plc.
  • Mr Robert CONWAY.  Senior Director, Goldman Sachs International.
  • Mr Bill EMMOTT.  Independent writer, speaker and consultant on international affairs; Chairman and Co-Founder, The Wake Up Foundation.
  • Mr Steven ERLANGER.  London Bureau Chief, 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.  Managing Director and Chief Market Strategist, J P Morgan Asset Management.
  • Mrs Marjorie Neasham GLASGOW BEM.  Director, The Ridge Group. President, The Glasgow Foundation.
  • Dr Nik GOWING.  International Broadcaster; Visiting Professor, Kings College, London.
  • Mr Charles GRANT, CMG .  Director, Centre for European Reform.
  • Sir Bernard GRAY, Chief of Defence Materiel, MInistry of Defence.
  • 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 HAUSER.  President, The Hauser Foundation.
  • Lord HENNESSY of Nympsfield, FBA. Crossbench Peer. Attlee  Professor of Contemporary British History, Queen Mary, University of London.
  • The Rt Hon Lord HILL of Oareford CBE PC.  Chairman, The Ditchley Foundation. Formerly: European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union.
  • Sir John HOLMES GCVO, KBE, CMG.  Chairman, The Electoral Commission. Formerly Director, The Ditchley Foundation.
  • Mr Jo JOHNSON MP.  Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Universities and Science).
  • Ms Suzanne FERLIC JOHNSON. Vice President, Corporate and External Affairs, LLoyd's Register Group Limited.
  • Ms Roula KHALAF. Foreign Editor, Financial Times.
  • Professor Sir David KING FRS, FRSC.  Director of Research, Surface Science Group, University of Cambridge. Formerly Government Chief Scientific Advisor.
  • Mr Andrew KNIGHT.  Chairman, Times Newspaper Holdings Ltd. Formerly Editor, the Economist, Chief Executive, The Telegraph, and Chairman, News International.
  • Mr Axel KRAUSE.  Paris-based author and Journalist, Contributing Editor TransAtlantic Magazine, Washington DC and formerly, Ditchley Representative in France.
  • Ms Rachel LOMAX. Non-executive Director, HSBC Holdings and Heathrow Airport; President, Institute of Fiscal Studies.  Formerly: Deputy Governor (Monetary Stability), Bank of England.
  • Mr Pierre LORTIE CM, FCAE. Senior Business Advisor, Dentons Canada; President, Canadian Ditchley.
  • The Honourable Kevin G LYNCH PC, OC.  Vice-Chairman, BMO Financial Group.
  • Ms Bronwen MADDOX.  Editor and Chief Executive, Prospect Magazine.
  • The Hon. Dr Philippa MALMGREN.  Founder, DRPM Group.
  • 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. CEO, Keypath Education. Formerly: Director, The Open University and Chairman, Big Lottery Fund.
  • The Rt Hon. Baroness NEVILLE-JONES OF HUTTON ROOF DCMG.  Formerly Minister of State (Minister for Security).  
  • Mr Paul NEWMAN.  Chairman, ICAP Energy; Director, JC Rathbone Associates Ltd.
  • Mrs Elizabeth PADMORE.  Member of the Board and Chairman of Remuneration Committee of IPSA ; a Barclay Fellow of Green Templeton College, Oxford.
  • Mr Trevor PHILLIPS, OBE.  President, John Lewis Partnership Council; Co-Chair, Center for Talent Innovation (USA).  Formerly Chair, Equality and Human Rights Commission.
  • 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.  Special Adviser to BP plc.  Formerly Secretary General, NATO, and Secretary of State for Defence.
  • Mr Roland RUDD. Chairman and Founder Member, Finsbury.
  • The Marquess of SALISBURY
  • 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.  Associate Editor, Financial Times.
  • Mr Rory STEWART, OBE, MP.  Secretary of State, International Development.
  • Ms Jo SWINSON MP. Member of Parliament for East Dunbartonshire.
  • Sir Paul TUCKER. Formerly Deputy Governor,The Bank of England.
  • Lord TURNER of Ecchinswell.  Chairman, Institute for New Economic Thinking; Senior Fellow, Centre for Financial Studies (Frankfurt).  Formerly Chairman, Financial Services Authority.
  • Dr Diana WALFORD, CBE, MD, FRCP, FRCPath, FFPH.  Formerly Principal, Mansfield College, Oxford.  
  • Mr John WESTON, CBE, MEng, FRAEng, FRAes. Chairman of Windar Photonics, Fibercore and Prodrive Composites.
  • Dr Catherine WILLS.
  • Lady WILLS, JP.
  • Professor Sir Robert WORCESTER, KBE, DL.  Chairman, Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Commemoration Committee.  Founder, MORI.



Annual General Meeting - Saturday 6 July 2019