Why I support The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award

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Lord Stanley Fink is CEO of International Standard Asset Management (ISAM) and Chair of Earth Capital Partners LLP. Prior to this he had an illustrious career at Man Group plc spanning 21 years, stepping down as Deputy Chair in 2008.

Lord Fink is a committed philanthropist whose focus is health, education and the environment. He is a proud supporter of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award and is Chair of the Award's International Business Leaders’ Group (based in London). He is also a Founder Member of the International Special Projects and has recently upgraded to a World Fellowship Benefactor.

In this film, Lord Fink explains why he chose to support the Award:

More on Lord Fink's philanthropic work

As well as supporting the Award, Lord Fink is involved with a number of organisations. His roles include being a trustee of ARK (Absolute Return for Kids), a trustee of the Mayor’s Fund for London and Chair of the 2009 Lord Mayor’s Appeal. Chair of the board of governors of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Stanley is also President of the Evelina Children’s Hospital and a board member of King’s College Campaign Council. More recently Stanley joined the Create the Change Campaign Development Board under Cancer Research UK which is a founding partner in the development of Europe’s premier biomedical research centre: The Francis Crick Institute.  Lord Fink also chairs the board of governors of the Burlington Danes Academy School which he sponsored through ARK.