Chairman of the College Council
The Marquess of Douro, MA, OBE, DL, has been Chairman of King’s College London since October 2007.
Lord Douro is the eldest son of the present Duke of Wellington. He is Chairman in the UK of the Richemont Group, a luxury goods company. He is also on the board of a number of international companies. He was a Commissioner of English Heritage from 2003-2007. He was a member of the European Parliament from 1979-1989.