Amelia Chilcott Fawcett
|Born||16 September 1956|
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Virginia|
|Occupation||Chairman of Kinnevik AB in Stockholm|
Lead Director for State Street Corporation in Boston, Massachusetts
Dame Amelia Chilcott Fawcett  is a American-British business executive who is currently Chairman of Kinnevik AB in Stockholm and the Lead Director of State Street Corporation in Boston, Massachusetts. Fawcett is the Chairman of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, a Governor of the Wellcome Trust and a Trustee of Project HOPE UK.(born 16 September 1956)
Fawcett is a former Vice Chairman for Morgan Stanley. Other prior posts include Chairman of the Standards Board for Alternative Investments (2011–2019), a non-executive member of the Board of HM Treasury (2012–2018), Chairman of The Prince of Wales's Charitable Foundation (2011–2018), Deputy Chairman and a Governor of the London Business School (2009–2018) and a Commissioner of the UK-US Fulbright Commission (2010–2017). Fawcett also has been a member of the Court of the Bank of England (2004–2009) and Deputy Chairman of the National Portrait Gallery (2003–2011) as well as non-executive director (from 2007) and Chairman (2009–2013) for the British multimedia business Guardian Media Group plc and non-executive director of Millicom International Cellular SA (2015–2016).
- Wellcome Trust, Member of the Board of Governors (since 2019)
- Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Chair of Board of Trustees (since 2019)
Honours and awards
In 2006, Fawcett was named one of Fortune magazine's "50 most powerful women". In the New Year Honours 2002 Fawcett was appointed as a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. In the New Year Honours 2010 Fawcett was elevated to the rank of Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for her services to the financial industry. In June 2018 she was appointed Commander of the Royal Victorian Order. In 2004 Fawcett received the Prince of Wales' Ambassador award recognising responsible business activities. In July 2013 she was appointed the first Lady Usher of the Purple Rod.
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Sir Alexander Graham, GBE
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