Robin Boles CEO of Prince’s Charity - In Kind Direct

Chief Executive hired in 1996 to start up In Kind Direct, one of The Prince’s Charities. In Kind Direct has gone on to distribute over £150 million in value of goods from 1,000 companies to more than 8,000 UK charities helping millions of people in need at home and abroad. In Kind Direct International is the vehicle through which this work is being licensed in other countries, Germany was the first and Singapore is in process and In Kind Direct also has a wholly owned trading subsidiary.

Robin is an American born tax lawyer/ MBA, naturalised in 1996 after living in Britain for 14 years. Financial services career, initially specialising in taxation of Americans abroad with what was then called Arthur Young, then Finance and Operations Director for a small asset management company working in four countries, latterly as Deputy Chief Executive and Head of Operations at what used to be called The Investors Compensation Scheme, the official rescue fund for defrauded investors. Married to a Scottish chiropractor, they live in Ayrshire and Surbiton.