Sir Donald Brydon was elected Chairman 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 Sage Group plc and is conducting the Independent Review into the Quality and Effectiveness of Audit.

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 Chairman 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 Chairman at: London Stock Exchange Group, Smiths Group plc, the London Metal Exchange, Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, Amersham plc, AXA Framlington Ltd and Royal Mail 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.