Lord Michael Hastings
SATURDAY 18th March at 8.30am
at the Peppermill Restaurant, Chorleywood
“ The pressing imperatives for a follower of Jesus in the modern world.”
Dr Michael Hastings is the Global Head of Citizenship for the international firm of accountants KPMG, and since 2008 has spoken and chaired debates at The World Economic Forum, and now is a member of their Council on Migration.
Michael began his career as a teacher, moving into government service in 1986 supporting policy initiatives to bring employment and development to Britain’s inner cities. In 1990 he started working for TVAM on education programming and then GMTV as its Chief Political Correspondent. In 1994 Michael moved to the BBC as a presenter on the weekly Around Westminster programme before joining Corporate Affairs. In 1996 he became the BBC’s Head of Public Affairs and then its first head of Corporate Social Responsibility in 2003 before joining KPMG.
Amongst many of his charitable and mentoring commitments Michael is President of ZANE – a development aid agency focussed on Zimbabwe and is also a Trustee of the Vodafone Group Foundation and a Vice President of UNICEF and Tearfund. In 2003, Michael was awarded a CBE for services to crime reduction having served for 15 years as Chair of Crime Concern and nine years as a Commissioner on the Commission for Racial Equality (1993-2001). In 2005, Michael was awarded an independent peerage to the House of Lords. In the same year he received the UNICEF Award for his outstanding contribution to understanding and effecting solutions for Africa’s children.
£5 for a continental breakfast (cooked breakfasts extra). Places can be reserved by replying to this email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or at the end of a Christ Church Service from Simon Flamank and Kevin Watson.