Roland Rudd is the founding Chairman of Business for New Europe, a former board member of Britain in Europe and a member of the Centre for European Reform’s advisory board. He is the Chairman of Finsbury. In addition, he is a patron and Chairman of NSPCC's Stop Organised Abuse; Non Executive Director on the Army Board and Chairman of Tate's Corporate Advisory Group. He is a member of the Royal Opera House Foundation Advisory Circle and The Prince's Rainforests Project Steering Group. Before founding Finsbury in 1994, he worked as a financial journalist, primarily at the Financial Times. Before that he was a policy coordinator for Lord Owen. At Oxford University he read philosophy and theology; he was President of the Union and is now a visiting Fellow at the University’s Centre of Corporate Reputation.