Name: Lord Stone of Blackheath
Bio: Lord Stone was raised to the peerage as, Baron Stone of Blackheath in 1997. He joined Marks and Spencer plc as a Trainee in 1966 and retired his position as joint Managing Director of the Company in 1999.
He is currently a Director of a several non-governmental organisations, a retail company and Chair of a media company, and is involved in several charities. He Chairs DIPEx which helps patients gain information on how to make the right choices.
He has a deep interest in community work based around his fascination with the juxtaposition between Art & Science, a desire to help alleviate suffering of those with illnesses and a lifelong interest in the process of creating understanding and peace in the Middle East.