Roland Rudd

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"Roland Rudd is the Founder and Chairman of Finsbury. Roland is also Chairman of Business for New Europe; Founding Chairman of Legacy10 – which aims to increase legacy gifts to charities; and leads the campaign for corporate partnerships on dementia for the Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Health. He is also Trustee of the Royal Opera House; Chairman of the Tate’s Corporate Advisory Group; Trustee for the Speakers for Schools programme; Trustee of the Garden Bridge Trust; Non-Executive Director of the Army Board; Member of the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Rare Disease Research Fundraising Appeal Board; Patron of the NSPCC; Member of the Centre for European Reform’s Advisory Board; and Governor of Wellington College.

"Before founding Finsbury, Roland was a financial journalist at the Financial Times, the Sunday Correspondent and the Times. He is a former policy coordinator for Lord Owen. At Oxford University he read philosophy and theology, as well serving as President of the Union. He is now a visiting Fellow at the University’s Centre for Corporate Reputation and an honorary Fellow at Oxford’s Regent’s College."[1]

His sister is Amber Rudd. One of his children has Peter Mandelson as their godparent.

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  1. Roland Rudd, Finsbury, accessed June 27, 2015.