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London – Tuesday 25 July 2017

LEGATUM INSTITUTE APPOINTS SIMON BROCKLEBANK-FOWLER TO HEAD ITS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

The Legatum Institute is delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Brocklebank-Fowler as the new Head of its Development Committee.

Simon, who will also serve as a Trustee of the Institute, founded Cubitt Consulting in 1998. A former diplomat and investment banker, he is an Honorary Visiting Fellow of Cass Business School and a former member of the Transatlantic Board of British American Business.

Commenting on the appointment of Simon Brocklebank-Fowler, the Institute’s CEO, Philippa Stroud, said:

“I am delighted that Simon has agreed to lead our Development Committee. He will bring enormous experience to the role, helping us to reach an ever wider audience as we seek to address the significant generational challenges we face.”

Commenting on his appointment, Simon Brocklebank-Fowler said:

“I am honoured to have been asked to lead the Committee at such an exciting time in the Institute’s development. The team has gone from strength to strength over the past year, and is preparing an innovative programme of research designed to enhance the economic and social well-being of people in Britain and around the world. I look forward to helping the team build a strong and enduring platform for the future.”

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