Our Chairman

Sir Peter Lampl is acknowledged to be the UK’s leading educational philanthropist. He founded the Sutton Trust in 1997 to improve social mobility through education and remains the Trust’s chairman.

He has been chairman of the Education Endowment Foundation since it was set up in 2011.

Before establishing the Sutton Trust, Peter was the founder and chairman of the Sutton Company, a Private Equity firm with offices in New York, London and Munich, and became one of the 200 wealthiest people in the UK.