Our Board Directors and Trustees are influential leaders and experts in their fields. They are responsible for the structure, policies and strategic objectives of the organisation and contribute a broad range of expertise and experience.
Chairman of the Board of Directors and Trustees
Michael co-founded Palamon Capital Partners in 1999 and is Chairman of its Board of Advisors. Previously a Partner with Warburg Pincus, he had a 15-year career in management consultancy with McKinsey, Arthur D Little and Booz Allen. He is a strong supporter of cultural and academic institutions and was a Founding Director of The Shakespeare Globe Theatre, a former director of the RSC, the Royal Court and the Almeida Theatres. He recently became the chairman of the City of London Festival.
Michael is the Chairman of The Philharmonia Orchestra, The American Academy in Berlin and the Board of Trustees of Richmond University. He is a Board Member of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, a Trustee of George Washington University and a member of the International Advisory Council of Columbia University. Michael is also Director of the United States-Spain Council, the Salzburg Global Seminar, and is a Member of the New York Council on Foreign Relations.