Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach

"I am very committed to Five Talents and seeing it grow into a major micro-finance initiative.”

Lord Griffiths is vice chairman of Goldman Sachs International and chairman of the European Middle East and Africa Business Practice and Compliance Committee. He was appointed professor of Banking and International Finance at the City University in 1976 and was Dean of the City University Business School from 1982 to 1985.

Lord Griffiths became director of the Bank of England in 1983 for two years and from 1985 to 1990 served as Head of the Prime Minister's Policy Unit and Special Advisor to Margaret Thatcher. He is currently a member of the Select Committee on Economic Affairs and until recently was chairman of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Lambeth Fund. He is also chairman of Christian Responsibility in Public Affairs.

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