Roland Rudd is the Founder and Chairman of Finsbury. He holds a number of board positions including Chairman of Open Britain, Founding Chairman of Legacy10 – which aims to increase legacy gifts to charities – Trustee for the Speakers for Schools programme, Trustee of the Garden Bridge, Trust Chair of the Governors at Millfield School and Member of the Centre for European Reform’s Advisory Board. Before founding Finsbury, Roland was a financial journalist at the Financial Times, the Sunday Correspondent and the Times. He is a former policy coordinator for Lord Owen. At Oxford University he read philosophy and theology, as well serving as President of the Union. He is now a visiting Fellow at the University’s Centre for Corporate Reputation and an honorary Fellow at Oxford’s Regent’s College.