Toby Porter

Chief Executive

Toby Porter has been Chief Executive of Acorns Children's Hospice Trust since September 2016, a pediatric palliative care charity based in the West Midlands. He is a former Chief Executive of HelpAge International, and during an almost 25 year career in humanitarian assistance, also worked many years for both Save the Children and Oxfam GB. Toby attended the Annual Meeting in Davos of the World Economic Forum in 2014, 2015 and 2016, as one of the global civil society representatives. He also served on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Population Ageing for 2014-16. He is Chair of the UK Board of Humentum, and a College Advisor at Green Templeton College, Oxford