Lord MarlandRead Profile →
Lord Marland of Odstock retired as the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy and Chairman of the Business Ambassador Network at 1 January 2014.
He is the former Minister for the Department of Energy and Climate Change in 2010 and subsequently for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
Lord Marland took up the position of Chairman of the Commonwealth Business Council in February 2014.
He was one of the founding directors of Jardine Lloyd Thompson plc, a multinational insurance business and also founded the Jubilee insurance company at Lloyd’s of London.
He led the acquisitions of Janspeed Ltd (automotive engineering and manufacturing); Hunter Boot Ltd; Insurance Capital Partners; Jubilee Insurance Ltd; WH Ireland Ltd (stockbroker); Cricketer Ltd and Tamara Mellon, LLC (fashion)
He is Chairman of Tickets For Troops and Peggy Guggenheim (UK), trustee of the Churchill International Society, President of The Outdoor Trust, and The Atlantic Partnership and Patron of Salisbury and South Wiltshire Cricket.
Lord Marland is married to Penny, a probation officer, and they have two sons and two daughters.
Stuart HigginsRead Profile →
Stuart runs Stuart Higgins Media, a Public Relations company specialising in promoting and protecting brands and people. He has a wide range of clients including well-known individuals and major companies, sports stars and sports organisations. He is a previous editor of The Sun newspaper, where he worked for twenty years. He has built up a vast network of contacts and connections which have helped promote the charity and raise its profile in the media and with the general public. He also works with the Armed Forces charity which supports servicemen and women who have lost limbs BLESMA and British Forces Broadcasting Services.
Robert RowlandRead Profile →
Robert A. Rowland is the Principal of Bowdon Capital Ltd, a U.K. Family Office. He began working in the investment industry in 1988. Prior to creating Bowdon in 2014, Robert was a partner and Managing Director with Lazard Frères in NYC, Soros Funds Limited and a fund manager with Odey Asset Management. He spent three years in the RAF prior to starting in banking.
Robert is married to Lisa Marie, the CEO of Realhair, Realskin and Blo, and they have 3 sons and one daughter.