Sir Bruce MacPhail
Sir Bruce was Managing Director of P&O Steam Navigation Company from 1985 until his retirement in 2003. After retirement he continued in his role as Chairman of P&O Property Holdings, where he oversaw, on a part-time basis, the realisation of the Group's international property development portfolio. He retired from this position in 2005. He received his B.A. in Mathematics from Oxford University and his M.B.A. from Harvard. He is currently a Barclay Fellow of Templeton College, Oxford (where he was Chairman of the Council from 1992-5) and is Chairman of the Business Advisory Forum of the Said Business School, Oxford. In 1991 he became a Trustee of Balliol College, Oxford. In 1992 he was appointed a Life Governor and Member of Council of Haileybury. Sir Bruce was a Governor of the Royal Ballet School from 1982 to 1998. In 1994 he was appointed Trustee of The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust. He is a Chartered Accountant and is a non-executive director of Intelligent Engineering Ltd, Chelsfield Partners LLP and Scarborough Minerals Plc. He was knighted in 1992 for services to the shipping industry, and became President of Coral Cay Conservation Trust in 2003.
James Sawyer FRGS CGEOG
James currently works as Head of Disaster Management for the WSPA. Prior to this James had worked as the Director of Operations two international NGO’s and as an Expedition Leader and Project Manager on 12 expeditions and in over 40 countries. During his time in this field James has been heavily involved in the development of Health and Safety and technical standards. James is also an explorer and recently led a team on the first scientific exploration of the interior of the North Negros Natural Park in 2009 and a follow up expedition in 2012. James is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a Chartered Geographer.