Dame Amelia Chilcott Fawcett DBE ’78
Chairman of the Hedge Fund Standards Board

Dame Amelia  Chilcott Fawcett DBE
Dame Amelia Fawcett is Chairman of the Hedge Fund Standards Board in London, Non-Executive Chairman of the Guardian Media Group plc in London, a Non-Executive Director of State Street Corporation in Boston, Massachusetts, USA and a Non-Executive Director of Investment AB Kinnevik in Stockholm, Sweden.

Until June 2010 she was Chairman of Pensions First LLP, a financial services and systems solutions business, based in London and prior to that Dame Amelia held senior roles at Morgan Stanley including Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of European operations.  Before joining Morgan Stanley, she was an attorney (in New York and Paris) at the New York-based law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell.

From June 2004 to 2009, Dame Amelia was a member of the Court of Directors of the Bank of England.  In 2002 she was awarded a CBE and in 2010 she was awarded a DBE, in both instances for services to the finance industry.  In addition, she received The Prince of Wales’ Ambassador Award in 2004.

Dame Amelia is also Chairman of Trustees of the Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation, a Governor of the London Business School, a Commissioner of the US-UK Fulbright Commission and a Trustee of Project Hope (UK).  She is also Chairman of the American Friends of the National Portrait Gallery (London).

Dame Amelia, a British and American citizen, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA in 1956.  She has a degree in History from Wellesley (1978) and a law degree from the University of Virginia (1983).  She was admitted to the New York Bar in 1984.