Charles Steel, Interim Chair
Charles has twenty years of experience as an investor in medium and large sized companies. This includes, since 2013, leading the European private equity business of the global alternative investment firm, Ares Management.
Charles also lived and worked in the Middle East from 2010 to 2012 when he served as an Adviser at the Office of The Quartet Representative, which focuses on economic and institutional development in the West Bank and Gaza.
Charles serves as the Chairman of Farrow & Ball, and he used to serve on the Council of Governors of the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and on the Board of Governors of Park Walk Primary School.
Charles has a BA in history from the University of Cambridge.