Colin Harris has been a Trustee since the Foundation was set up in 2004. He was educated in Scotland and graduated from the University of Strathclyde before qualifying as a solicitor.
After a spell in private practice, Colin specialised in corporate law, becoming Head of Legal at Alexander & Alexander (now Aon). In 1986 he was one of the founders of Newton Investment Management, later becoming its Chief Executive and Deputy Chairman. Newton became part of Mellon Bank (now Bank of New York Mellon) in 1998. He retired from the company in 2003 and now acts as a consultant in the Financial Services industry. Colin's three sons were all educated at Sevenoaks School between 2000 and 2007.