Ashridge Business School Governors

Ashridge Business School Governors


Our leadership team brings a wealth of experience from both industry and academia.

Ashridge Representative Body

These individuals are also members of the Board of Directors for Hult.

Trustee Title
Dr. Christopher Ahlberg* Founder & CEO, Recorded Future Inc.
Nicholas Barber, CBE Retired. Former Chairman, Oxford University’s Ashmolean Museum
Dr. Craig Burns Clinical Psychologist
Michael Clarke, CBE Retired. Former Vice-Principal, University of Birmingham
Thomas Paul Coen Former Chairman of Ashridge Business School
Dr. David Collis Professor, Harvard Business School
Dr. Stephen Hodges President, Hult International Business School
Dr. Edward Hult CEO, EF Educational Tours
Philip Hult* Co-Chairman, EF Education First
Dr. Christopher Jedrey Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Asa Blendow CFO EF Education First
Rebecca Quintavalle Education Consultant
Dr. Kristine Beata Schmid Senior Vice President, EF International Language Schools
James L. Sintros President & CEO, Sportamy Inc.

*Dr Christopher Ahlberg is Chair of the Hult Board of Trustees, Philip Hult is Chair of the Ashridge Representative Body.

Legal Structure

The Ashridge (Bonar Law Memorial) Trust is an independent institution that operationally merged with Hult International Business School Inc under the common brand “Hult International Business School”.

The Ashridge (Bonar Law Memorial) Trust is a United Kingdom registered charity and Hult International Business School Inc is a Massachusetts not-for-profit.

All UK degrees are awarded by the Ashridge (Bonar Law Memorial) Trust known as ‘Ashridge’. All US degrees are awarded by Hult International Business School Inc.

Corporate trustee directors

The Ashridge (Bonar Law Memorial) Trust Act 1954 was amended in 1983 and again in 2014. The governance provisions mandate incorporation of a single corporate trustee to replace the individual Governors who previously had non-executive responsibility for the Ashridge Trust. Ashridge CT Ltd is a company limited by guarantee incorporated in 2015 with Memorandum and Articles of Association explicitly worded to remain compatible with the objectives of the Act. In order for Ashridge CT Ltd to undertake the duties of a corporate trustee, three Directors have been appointed as follows:

Nicholas Barnett


Nationality: British

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Ulf Sandberg


Nationality: Swedish

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Erik Forsberg


Nationality: Swedish