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Anthony Purnell, 1981
"The Scholarship was... the catalyst to a career that has exceeded my wildest dreams."
Anthony Purnell, 1981

About the Trust

The Trust Deed dates from 4th July 1964. The Trust is a registered charity (number 234715) and is responsible for the Kennedy Memorial Fund. It has a Board of up to eleven Trustees, many of whom are involved in the Scholarship selection process:

The Chair of Trustees

Professor Tony Badger
Professor Tony Badger has recently retired as Paul Mellon Professor of American History at Cambridge University and Master of Clare College.

The Trustees

Daniel Alexander QC
A former Kennedy Scholar, Daniel Alexander is a barrister at 8 New Square and specialises in intellectual property law.

Dr Peter Englander
A former Kennedy Scholar, Peter Englander took his first degree at Manchester University. Peter works at Apax Partners and is CEO of the Apax Foundation.

Stephanie Flanders
A former Kennedy Scholar, Stephanie is Chief Market Strategist for the UK & Europe, JP Morgan Asset Management.
Johnny Grimond
Contributing Editor, The Economist

Professor Fiona Macpherson
A former Kennedy Scholar, Fiona is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Glasgow.

Dr Martin Weale CBE
Member of the Monetary Policy Committee and former Director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research

The Ambassador of the United States of America
(Representing the President of the USA).

Professor Anthony Saich (Representing Harvard)
Director of the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Daewoo Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School.

Professor Andrew Whittle
A former Kennedy Scholar, Andrew Whittle is the Edmund K Turner Professor and Head of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at MIT.

Patrons

The Lord Mayor of London.

The Governor of the Bank of England.

Staff

Annie Thomas
The Kennedy Trust Office and the Scholarship programme are administered by the Secretary, Annie Thomas. If you phone the Trust office for help or information, she will be the person you speak to.