Jeremy Newton

CEO of The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts

Jeremy Newton studied Modern Languages at St. John’s College, Cambridge and then trained as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand (now part of PWC), qualifying in 1979 and becoming a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants 10 years later. Since 1980, he has occupied a series of senior posts in the cultural and nonprofit sector. He has led the Regional Arts Board for the East of England, the Arts lottery Fund, the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). He has also set up and run a large-scale international charity (The Louise T Blouin Foundation) and now works for His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, running The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts. Jeremy has chaired the Boards of two major UK arts organizations (English Touring Theatre and Youth Dance England), has lectured widely on topics such as Financial Administration in the Arts and Strategic Management, acted as External Examiner for the Department of Arts Management at City University over a period of several years, is a Teaching Fellow at the Judge Business School, Cambridge University and in 2006 received an Honorary Doctorate from Loughborough University for his services to the arts, science and technology.