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David Isaac CBE

David Isaac CBE

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David Isaac CBE


David Isaac took up the role of Chair of the Court of Governors in August 2018, succeeding Sir John Sorrell CBE.  He is a partner and head of the Advanced Manufacturing & Technology sector at international law firm Pinsent Masons .

He is also Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission and a Trustee of 14-18 Now.  He was Chair of Stonewall from 2003 to 2012, a Trustee of The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund from 2005 until it spent out in 2013, Chair of Modern Art Oxford from 2001 to 2018 and a Director of the Big Lottery Fund from 2014 to 2018. He is ranked 27th in the OUTstanding Top 100 LGBT executives published by the FT and has been recognised as a Diversity Role Model in the legal sector by The Lawyer. David was awarded a CBE in the 2011 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to equality and diversity.