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Vice Presidents

The Lord Mayor of the City of London
 

Peter Estlin has  been elected as the 691st Lord Mayor of the City of London. As the elected head of the City of London Corporation, he will serve as a global ambassador for the UK-based financial and professional services industry from 9 November 2018 for a one-year term.

The Lord Lieutenant of Surrey
 

Recently retired Managing Partner of Loseley Park Farms. Vice President Shooting Star Chase; Surrey SSAFA Forces Help, Loseley & Guildford Charitable Trust.  Board member HHA; Chairman of Guildford Cathedral Appeal and Lay Canon. High Sheriff for Surrey 2000. Appointed Lord Lieutenant for Surrey August 2015.

The Bishop of Guildford
 

The Right Reverend Andrew Watson  - In 2008, he was appointed as Bishop of Aston; he was consecrated a bishop on 28 October 2008, and on 26 September 2014 it was announced that he would be translated to Bishop of Guildford. The confirmation of his election to the See of Guildford occurred on 24 November 2014; his ministry was inaugurated at Guildford Cathedral on 28 February 2015.

Mr Mark Hawkesworth
 

Mark was a trustee of the Gordon Foundation from 2000 to 2019, and served as Treasurer from ? to 2019. He is one of Gordon’s last direct connections with the Sudan, where Mark lived as a young child when his father was Governor of Kordofan and his stepfather was Governor of Darfur. He studied electrical and electronic engineering followed by a postgraduate business degree leading to an early career in international engineering and later moving on to the venture capital business. He is a director of the UK's largest venture capital trust. He was a member of the Council of the University of Bath and he retains a continuing interest in the University's activities in the areas of enterprise, entrepreneurship and innovation.

Mr Paul Talbot
 

Paul joined Gordon’s School in 1958 as a pupil leaving in 1964. He had a successful career in the City holding a number of senior management positions before setting up his own consultancy business. He became a trustee of the Gordon Foundation in 1989 retiring after 30 years in 2019. During his time as a trustee he chaired the Foundations Investment Committee for more than 20 years.