Our Governors

Ditchley's Governors and Honorary 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 - Wednesday 29 June 2022

  • Dr Tony Sewell CBE (LLD)
    Founder and Director, Generating Genius
  • Dr Dawn Wright
    Chief Scientist, Environmental Systems Research Institute (aka Esri)
  • Mr Phil Hogan
    Executive Advisor
  • Ms Pamela Dow
    Executive Director, Cabinet Office Skills Unit
  • Sir Julian King GCMG KCVO
    Senior Advisor, Flint Global
  • Mr Jamie P. Merisotis
    President and CEO, Lumina Foundation
  • Dame Cressida Dick DBE QPM
    Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis
  • Her Excellency Dame Karen Pierce DCMG
    HM Ambassador to the United States of America
  • Ms Tara L. Lemméy
    CEO and Founder, LENS Ventures
  • Ms Julie Brill
    Corporate Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for Global Privacy and Regulatory Affairs, Microsoft Corporation
  • The Rt Hon. Douglas Alexander
    Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School, and Director, Consequitur Limited
  • Dr Vint Cerf
    Vice-President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google LLC
  • Dr. Norbert Röttgen MdB
    Member of the German Bundestag and Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee
  • The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP
    Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office
  • Mr Bobby Vedral
    Partner, Toscafunds
  • Dr Alexander Stubb
    Former Prime Minister of Finland
  • Mr Michael Tang
    Chairman, Tang Industries
  • The Lord Bridges of Headley, MBE
    Senior Adviser to the Group Executive Chairman, Banco Santander
  • The Lord Mandelson, PC
    Chairman, Global Counsel. Formerly Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and European Trade Commissioner
  • Marquess of Salisbury KG KCVO PC DL
    Chancellor of the University of Hertfordshire
  • Mrs Marjorie Neasham Glasgow BEM
    CEO, Ridge Clean Energy. President, The Glasgow Foundation.
  • Sir John Holmes, GCVO, KBE, CMG
    Chairman, The Electoral Commission. Formerly Director, The Ditchley Foundation.
  • The Rt Hon Lord Hill of Oareford CBE
  • Ms Stephanie Flanders
    Senior Executive Editor for Economics and Head of Bloomberg Economics, Bloomberg LP.
  • Mr Roland Rudd
    Chairman, Finsbury
  • Mr Jeremy Shapiro
    Director of Research, European Council on Foreign Relations
  • Sir Andrew Cahn KCMG
    Chair, WWF (UK); Non-Executive Director of Huawei Technologies (UK) plc.
  • Dr Jonathan Eyal
    International Studies Director, Royal United Services Institute
  • Ms Suzanne Ferlic Johnson
    Vice President, Corporate and External Affairs, LLoyd's Register Group Limited
  • Mr Bill Emmott
    Chair, International Institute for Strategic Studies and of the Japan Society of the U.K.
  • Mr Rajay Naik
    Chief Executive Officer, Skilled Education; Chairman, UK Commission on Lifelong Learning
  • Ms Rachel Lomax
    Deputy Chair, British Council
  • Mr Trevor Phillips OBE
    Director, Webber Phillips Limited; Chair, Green Park Interim and Executive Search; Chair, Index on Censorship; Columnist, The Times
  • General The Lord Richards of Herstmonceux GCB, CBE, DSO, DL
    Chairman, Equilibrium Global Ltd. Formerly Chief of the Defence Staff.
  • Sir Paul Tucker
    Chair, Systemic Risk Council; Research Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Ms Jo Swinson CBE
    Former Leader of the Liberal Democrats
  • Sir Martin Smith
    Founder of Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford University
  • Ms Emma Reynolds
    Formerly Member of Parliament for Wolverhampton North East (2010-2019)
  • The Rt Hon The Lord Johnson of Marylebone
    Formerly Member of Parliament for Orpington (2010-2019)
  • Mr Paul Newman
    Former Chairman, ICAP Energy; Director, JC Rathbone Associates Ltd.
  • The Rt Hon. Rory Stewart, OBE
    Formerly Secretary of State for International Development
  • Mr Axel Krause
    Paris-based author and Journalist, and formerly Ditchley Representative in France
  • Sir David Manning, GCMG, KCVO
    Formerly British Ambassador to the United States of America
  • Sir Nigel Sheinwald, GCMG
    Visiting Professor, King's College, London; Director, Royal Dutch Shell
  • Mr Charles Grant, CMG
    Director, Centre for European Reform
  • The Rt Hon. Dominic Grieve QC
    Formerly Member of Parliament for Beaconsfield (1997-2019); Attorney General
  • 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
  • Mr Nicholas Ferguson CBE
    Chairman, Savills plc
  • The Lord Chadlington of Dean
    Chief Executive, Huntsworth plc
  • The Lord Charles Aldington
    Chairman, Machfast Group Ltd
  • Mrs Elizabeth Padmore
    Emeritus Trustee, Women for Women International - UK
  • Ms Bronwen Maddox
    Director, The Institute for Government
  • Mr Robert Conway
    Senior Director, Goldman Sachs.
  • Dr Catherine Wills