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Michael Samuel

Mayborn Group

London, UK

Chief Executive

Mayborn Group

Michael Samuel
Biography
Michael Samuel is Chairman and trustee of five family charities. He is a director of a number of companies, one quoted and the others private, and was Chief Executive of Mayborn Group plc. He is a former Conservative Party donor. Michael has many business interests as shown below and he is also Chairman of the children's mental health charity, the Anna Freud Centre and Chairman and joint Founder of Full Fact.

Michael Samuel’s Newsfeed

09 Dec 2015
International Business Times
Kate Middleton To Attend Family School Christmas Party Hosted By Anna Freud Center

After giving birth to Princess Charlotte in May, the Duchess returned to royal duty by visiting the Anna Freud Centre in September. During the visit, Kate was greeted warmly by chairman of the trustees Michael Samuel.

17 Sep 2015
Evening Standard
Kate Middleton back on duty for first solo outing after birth of Charlotte

The Duchess of Cambridge returned  to work today for her first solo engagement since the birth of Princess Charlotte...beamed as she arrived at the Anna Freud Centre near King’s Cross, affectionately embracing Michael Samuel, the centre’s chairman of trustees.

Michael Samuel’s Background

Chief Executive
Jan 1978 - Dec 2006
London, UK
Michael joined the family company, Mayborn Group in 1978. He then bought the majority of the company in 1980. At this point, the company employed approximately 150-200 people and turned over £1.5 m. Although Mayborn Group was at the time heavily loss-making Michael turned it around in 2 years. Michael then sold the Group to 3i private equity in 2006 for approximately £115m.
Chairman
Jan 1990 - Present
London, UK
Online retailer of children's clothing.
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Other Business Interests

Board Member
Dec 2010 - Dec 2012
London, UK
The Philanthropy Review has been concerned with identifying, evidencing and advocating for practical measures which will increase giving in the immediate term and will build a stronger culture of philanthropy in the longer term.
Chairman of Board of Trustees
Jul 2002 - Present
London, UK
The Anna Freud Centre is an international leader in child mental health research, training and treatment located in London.
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Michael Samuel’s Education

Trained as an Accountant