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Lloyd Dorfman CBE

Lloyd Dorfman CBE

Founder of Travelex and Chairman of the Prince's Trust

03 July 2017, 12:00
St. Davids Hotel

  • Lecture
  • Lecture + Lunch
Free of charge


Lloyd Dorfman CBE

03 July 2017

The annual CBC luncheon will be taking place on Monday 3rd July at St. David's Hotel 2017 at 12pm.

We are delighted that Lloyd Dorfman CBE will be joining us to talk to the Club about the various organisations he is a part of.

Lunch will be served following a drinks reception and a talk from Lloyd.

 

Lloyd is an entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the Founder and President of the Travelex Group, the world’s largest retailer of foreign exchange which he started in 1976 from one small shop in central London
 
He has a variety of other business interests. He is Chairman and majority shareholder of The Office Group, the leading flexible office company. In 2014, he co-founded and became Chairman of Doddle, a retail business which enables people to collect, return and send their online shopping. He is also a Shareholder and Board Director of the London Theatre Company and Ben Ainslie Racing’s America’s Cup Challenge. He was on the Board of M&C Saatchi from 2004 to 2015.
 
In the charity sector, he became Chairman of the Prince’s Trust in August 2015, having joined the charity’s Council in 2007. He also became Chairman of Prince’s Trust International in December 2015. In addition, he is a Trustee of the Royal Opera House, of the Royal Academy Trust and of JW3; Deputy Chairman of the Community Security Trust. He was a Governor of St Paul’s School from 2005 to 2016. He served on the Board of the National Theatre for over nine years and one of its theatres, the Cottesloe, was renamed the Dorfman Theatre in 2013.
 
In 2008, he was appointed CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to business and charity. In 2011, he was awarded The Prince of Wales Medal for Arts Philanthropy. As of 2017, he sits on the Business Advisory Board of the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.
 
He is an Honorary Fellow of St Peter’s College, Oxford and an Honorary Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn.  He is married with three children, five grandchildren, and lives in London.
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