Lord Waldegrave of North Hill is the Provost of Eton College. He is Chairman of Coutts. He is a Distinguished Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford and an Honorary Fellow of Corpus Christi College,
Oxford. He was a Kennedy Scholar at Harvard, 1969-70. He was M.P. for Bristol West between 1979 and 1997 and a Minister from 1981, serving in the Cabinet between 1990 and ’97. He is a director of a number of companies. He is Chairman of the Royal Mint Advisory Committee, former Chairman of the Science Museum, the Rhodes Trust, a founder trustee of the Mandela-Rhodes Foundation in South Africa and a trustee of Cumberland Lodge.