Legatum Institute appoints Simon Brocklebank-Fowler to head its Development Committee
Tuesday, 25 July 2017
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.”
More parenting classes needed to be like Kate and Wills
Monday, 10 April 2017
British parents want more help in learning parenting skills, a new survey shows.
In a report for the London-based think-tank and educational charity, the Legatum Institute, the Bheard polling organisation showed that far from worrying about interference by a nanny state, parents actively want more parenting classes.
Legatum Institute responds to George Osborne’s BCC speech
Tuesday, 28 February 2017
LONDON— Chair of the Legatum Institute’s Special Trade Commission, Shanker Singham, responds to former Chancellor George Osborne’s remarks at the British Chambers of Commerce conference today - 28th February.
Baroness Philippa Stroud Appointed as CEO of the Legatum Institute
Monday, 12 September 2016
LONDON—The Legatum Institute, a leading London-based think tank, is delighted to announce that it has appointed Baroness Philippa Stroud as CEO to lead its mission to promote the ideas and policies that help individuals flourish and nations prosper.
UK Risks Missing £1Trillion Exports Target, Warns Think Tank
Thursday, 16 June 2016
LONDON—The UK risks missing its target of increasing exports to £1trillion by 2020 unless it abandons its misplaced focus on boosting the number of SMEs who export their goods and services and instead concentrates on helping existing exporters build permanent footholds in new markets.
Winner of AIG Legatum Prize 2016 Unveiled
Monday, 21 March 2016
—The AIG Legatum Prize, which challenges the world’s brightest young minds to generate new ideas to some of the toughest policy questions, was presented
last Thursday night to Irish student Kyle Moore for his proposal of a pan-EU ‘caring credits’ system.
AIG Legatum Prize Reveals Five Shortlisted Entrants
Monday, 22 February 2016
LONDON—The AIG Legatum Prize, which challenges the world’s brightest young minds to generate new ideas to some of the toughest policy questions, has unveiled a shortlist of five finalists.