Lord (Robert) Fellowes
Appointed: October 2007
Re-appointed: 1 April 2011
Lord (Robert) Fellowes was formerly Private Secretary to Her Majesty The Queen and Keeper of The Queen's Archive from 1990-99, having joined the Royal Household as Assistant Private Secretary in 1977. He retired as Chairman of Barclays Private Bank in December 2009.
Lord Fellowes attended Eton College and joined the Scots Guards in 1960. In 1963 he entered the banking industry and became a Managing Director of Allen Harvey and Ross Ltd, Discount Brokers and Bankers, 1964-77.
After retirement from the Royal Household he returned to the financial world. He was given a life peerage as Baron Fellowes of Shotesham in the County of Norfolk in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in 1999 and sits as a cross-bencher in the House of Lords. Lord Fellowes is the Chairman of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust and President of the Advisory Council of Governors of Goodenough College.
Lord Fellowes is Vice-Chairman of the Commonwealth Education Trust. He is a Trustee of the Global Warming Policy Foundation and a Trustee of the British Library Trust. He is Secretary and Registrar of the Order of Merit.
Lord Fellowes was appointed to the Board by HM The Queen as Her representative on the Board. He is a member of both the Board Audit Committee and the Board Investment Committee.