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Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett

Chair of John Innes Centre and Founder Marshall Institute for Philanthropy

London School of Economics, UK

Involvement at the ISC


Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett is the founder and Chair of The Marshall Institute within the London School of Economics and Political Science and Chair of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He is also a Trustee of The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and The King’s Fund, and is on the Board of the Westminster Abbey Foundation. Thomas has served the Department of Health as a Chair or member of a number of advisory boards.

He has published studies on the improvement of End of Life Care (Summit of Health 2013) and on the use of data in improving health outcomes (The Sowerby Commission 2014), written a number of independent reports on philanthropy, end of life care and voluntarism. In 2012 he was awarded a knighthood for his services to philanthropy and in 2013 a Beacon Fellowship for Philanthropic Advocacy. Recently he has been awarded the US Ferrari lifetime lectureship by Houston Methodist Medical School for his contribution to global end of life care and an Honorary Degree by Anglia Ruskin University for his analytical and research work into the future of health and social care coverage in Essex.

This page has been updated in May 2024.

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