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Club Charitable Trust

Chairman of Trustees
Olivia Timbs (C1 1970-72)
Olivia was at Girton College, Cambridge and has spent most of her career as a medical journalist and editor, and has written for The Times, the Observer and the Independent. Most recently she edited The Pharmaceutical Journal - only the 12th editor since it was founded in 1841 (older than MC) and now she trains people in the professions and business who find writing a challenge.  Olivia was the first former female pupil to join Marlborough College Council and served from 1989 to 2001.  She became a Trustee of the MC funds in 2001 and has recently taken over the Chairmanship from John Manser


Mr Richard Fleck CBE
Richard Fleck CBERichard was in B3 under Percy Chapman and Jake Seamer, where he played most sports but excelled at Rackets.
Richard has international honours in squash and sailing, studied Law at Southampton and went on to join Herbert Smith, where he enjoyed a hugely successful career. He retired in 2009 after 29 years as a partner but remains as a consultant.  He founded the Auditing Practices Board.

Richard has also, somehow, found time to be a member of the College Council, a trustee of the Foundation and was Chairman of the 150th Anniversary Appeal, a trustee of the Club Charitable Funds and an active member of the Club committee, and now, a governor of Marlborough Malaysia.

Steven Bishop
Steven BishopFollowing Marlborough, Steven read PPE at University College, Oxford where he also won a Blue at Hockey. He has spent his entire career in the financial services industry, first as a broker with de Zoete & Bevan/BZW and then Altium Capital, and more recently in investment management as COO of Taube Hodson Stonex Partners. Steven is a member of Marlborough College Council, Chair of the Foundation Trustees and a member of the Campaign Committee.  

He was a Governor of Ardingly College until 2007 and also spent ten years as a trustee of the University College Old Members Trust. Steven is currently a Governor of Heathfield School, Ascot.

James Abell (C3 1975-79)
James qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG, and an interest in biotechnology led him to become the Chief Financial Officer of a small biotech company (long since swallowed by a larger competitor), and then to Abingworth Management Ltd which is a specialist investor in private and public life science and biotechnology based companies.

Patricia Morison (C1 1970-72)
Patricia won a Scholarship to Somerville College, Oxford where she gained a First Class Degree in Modern History. She was a Resident Fellow of Wolfson College Oxford and is a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. She was a Journalist with The Daily Telegraph and was Art Critic for the Financial Times. She is now the Administrator of the Sainsbury Charitable Trusts.

(Lord) Ivo Clifton
(SU 1981-86)
Ivo joined Rathbones after graduating from Edinburgh University in 1991 & has worked for the same company ever since.  He is head of the Specialist & Charities team, and continues to manage charity & private client portfolios.  Appointed to the executive committee in 2006 he has had a range of roles including deputy head of the London Office & chair of the Client Committee.  Ivo has three sons and divides his time between a desk in London & Bristol - and a wife & farm in Herefordshire. He has spoken at several of the Sixth Form Careers’ Conventions.

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