Lord Hutton of Furness, John Hutton, became our Chair of Trustees in 2022.
John trained as a lawyer and taught at Northumbria University before becoming a Member of Parliament in 1992. He went on to hold various Ministerial roles, including Secretary of State for Business and Secretary of State for Defence. He retired from full time politics in 2010 and became a life peer. Since then he has held a number of Board positions in the charitable and private sectors. John lives in Cornwall.