Lord Chris Smith of Finsbury

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Lord (Chris) Smith of Finsbury Chair of the Environment Agency and former Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.

"Chris Smith (Lord Smith of Finsbury) was Founding Director of the Clore Leadership Programme from 2003 to 2008. He had been the Labour MP for Islington South & Finsbury for 22 years, including being Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport from 1997 to 2001. He is currently Chairman of the Advertising Standards Authority, and until September 2014 was Chairman of the Environment Agency. He is also Chairman of The Art Fund, Chairman of the Board at the Donmar Warehouse, Chairman of Trustees for the Wordsworth Trust, a Non-Executive Director of PPL, a Trustee of The Sixteen, a Visiting Professor at the University of the Arts London, and an Honorary Fellow of Pembroke College Cambridge. He chaired the judges for the Man Booker prize in 2004, and for the Art Fund Prize for Museums in 2012."[1]

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  2. Creative Skillset Patrons, organizational web page, accessed October 20, 2012.
  3. Clore Social Leadership Programme People, organizational web page, accessed February 12, 2015 .