Clore Leadership Programme
Clore Leadership Programme

Clore People


Contributors, Clore Mentors, Advisors

Contributors, Clore Mentors, Advisors

Lord Chris Smith

Founding Director

Chris Smith (Lord Smith of Finsbury) was the Founding Director of the Clore Leadership Programme from 2003 to 2008 and Member of the Strategic Advisory Committee between 2008 and 2015.

He had been the Labour MP for Islington South & Finsbury for 22 years, including being Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport from 1997 to 2001. He is currently Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge, Chairman of the Advertising Standards Authority, and until September 2014 was Chairman of the Environment Agency.

He is also Chairman of The Art Fund, Chairman of the Board at the Donmar Warehouse, Chairman of Trustees for the Wordsworth Trust, a Non-Executive Director of PPL, a Trustee of The Sixteen, a Visiting Professor at the University of the Arts London, and an Honorary Fellow of Pembroke College Cambridge. He chaired the judges for the Man Booker prize in 2004, and for the Art Fund Prize for Museums in 2012. 


Mentor to:
Haskins, Dylan
Ward, Esme

 Farooq Chaudhry
Clore Mentors

Farooq Chaudhry
Mentor, Advisor



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