Sir Donald Brydon was elected Chair of Chance to Shine’s Board of Trustees in September 2014 and brings a wealth of experience to the charity.

Donald is currently Chairman of Tide Holdings Ltd and PrimaryBid Ltd.

Donald has wide experience gained on the boards of a number of listed companies across a wide range of sectors, as well as his significant knowledge of the financial sector, gained from his time as Chair and Chief Executive of both BZW Investment Management Ltd and AXA Investment Managers SA, and his role at London Stock Exchange Group.

Donald has been Chair at: London Stock Exchange Group, Smiths Group plc, the London Metal Exchange, Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, Amersham plc, AXA Framlington Ltd, Royal Mail plc and Sage Group plc and is a former Director of Aberdeen UK Tracker Trust plc, Allied Domecq plc, AXA UK plc and Scottish Power plc.

Sir Donald received a knighthood in the New Year's Honours List 2019 for services to business and charity.