Guy Beringer is Co-Chair of the Bingham Centre Appeal Board, Chair of City Music Services, Director of BCKR Limited, Trustee of BAILII, Patron of the Surrey Law Centre, Honorary Bencher of Inner Temple, Adjunct Professor at Imperial College Business School. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2006 for his contributions to pro bono and legal services. Guy received a CBE in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list for services to export finance and pro bono work in the legal sector.
David Armstrong is Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Sociology at King’s College London and Honorary Consultant in Public Health Medicine. He is a past member of the Medical Research Council and was Director of the Research for Patient Benefit programme of the National Institute for Health Research.
Rupert Baron is an investment director of Rathbone Investment Management and head of the London office. He manages a broad range of investment mandates including those for, individuals, trusts, pension funds (SIPPs and SSAS), charities and local authorities.
Rupert holds an honours degree in economics, is an alumnus of INSEAD and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. He has over 33 years' experience within the private client investment industry. Prior to joining Rathbones in 2000, Rupert worked for Albert E Sharp during the 1990s and for Savory Milln during the 1980s. He joined the group executive committee in July 2015.
Ailsa Beaton holds non-executive positions on the boards of Bacs Payment Schemes and the Information Commissioner’s Office. She was Management Board member at the Metropolitan Police Service, Chief Information Officer at ICL plc, a Senior Partner at PA Consulting Group and before this worked for General Electric (USA).
Timothy Dutton was Head of Fountain Court Chambers 2008 – 2013. He was Chairman of the Bar Council in 2008, Chairman Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers in 2009. He is a Deputy High Court Judge.
Roger Finbow was the Managing Partner of the corporate department at Ashurst until April 2009. He is now a consultant at Ashurst, a member of the Competition and Markets Authority and has a number of board and advisory roles in education, sport, social mobility and career development.
Jonathan Freeman is Managing Director of Earlsbrook Consulting Limited, providing strategic advisory service to charities, businesses and philanthropists. Jonathan’s roles include: Interim CEO of the CareTech Charitable Foundation; Localities & Innovation Consultant for the National Citizen Service; and, Senior Mentoring Adviser to the Careers and Enterprise Company. Jonathan is also Chief Strategy Officer at the Patchwork Foundation, providing strategic leadership to the Foundation to oversee the development of its work to promote, encourage and support the active participation of young people from under-represented, deprived and minority communities in British democracy and civil society. Jonathan was previously Managing Director of Mosaic, HRH The Prince of Wales’s mentoring charitable initiative, and before that a member of the Senior Civil Service.
Alison Pickup is the Legal Director of the Public Law Project, a national legal charity which seeks to promote access to public law remedies for disadvantaged people. Alison is a barrister and before joining PLP, Alison was in independent practice at Doughty Street Chambers in London where she specialised in public law, immigration and damages claims against public authorities. Alison was previously a trustee and chair of the Asylum Support Appeals Project. She is a member of the Expert Panel of the Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants and a committee member of the Administrative Law Bar Association.
Jane Reeves is a Senior Counsel at Taylor Wessing LLP. Previously, she was Senior Vice-President, Enterprise Compliance at Thomson Reuters. Jane is a Governor of the University of Lincoln.
Monica Risam is the General Counsel of Lombard International where she has responsibility for the global legal, company secretarial, risk and compliance and regulatory affairs functions. Prior to joining Lombard International, Monica held a number of senior roles at Aviva plc, including General Counsel & Company Secretary of Aviva UK Life, General Counsel, Aviva Group and General Counsel, Aviva Europe. Monica is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and The George Washington University and is dual-qualified to practice law in the United States and the United Kingdom. She is also a non-executive member of the Elton John Aids Foundation’s Finance & Investment Committee and a non-executive director of the International Supporters of EJAF UK.
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