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Lord Marland

Lord Marland is Chairman of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council. He retired as the Prime Minister's Trade Envoy and Chairman of the Business Ambassador Network at 1 January 2014. He was the Minister for the Department of Energy and Climate Change in 2010 and subsequently for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

 Lord Marland was one of the founding directors of Jardine Lloyd Thompson plc, a multinational insurance business and led the acquisition of Hunter Boot Ltd. He has multiple business interests.

 He is Chairman of Tickets For Troops and Peggy Guggenheim (UK), trustee of the Churchill International Society, Trustee of the British Museum, Trustee of The Outdoor Trust, and The Atlantic Partnership and Patron of Salisbury and South Wiltshire Cricket.

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Stuart Higgins

Stuart runs Stuart Higgins Media, a Public Relations company specialising in promoting and protecting brands and people. He has a wide range of clients including well-known individuals and major companies, sports stars and sports organisations.  He is a previous editor of The Sun newspaper, where he worked for twenty years.  He has built up a vast network of contacts and connections which have helped promote the charity and raise its profile in the media and with the general public. He also works with the Armed Forces charity which supports servicemen and women who have lost limbs BLESMA and British Forces Broadcasting Services.

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General Nick Houghton

General Nick Houghton is a former United Kingdom Chief of Defence Staff - the professional Head of the UK's Armed Forces. He stood down in July 2016 and formerly the Constable of The Tower of London and a Cross-Bench Peer in the House of Lords.

On leaving the army Nick Houghton established his own consultancy company which specialises in giving strategic advice to multinational corporates. He also advises a number of technical start-ups. More widely he is a Trustee of the Royal United Services Institute, Historic Royal Palaces, Royal Armouries and The HM Tower of London Chapels Royal Foundation. He is an Honorary Fellow of St Peter's College, Oxford.

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Robert A. Rowland

Robert A. Rowland is the Principal of Bowdon Capital Ltd, a U.K. Family Office and is also a main board member of Digme Fitness. He began working in the investment industry in 1988.  Prior to creating Bowdon in 2014, Robert was a partner and Managing Director with Lazard Frères in NYC, Soros Funds Limited, a fund manager with Odey Asset Management. Robert was in the RAF University Air Squadron for three years prior to starting in banking. 

Robert is married to Lisa Marie, the CEO of Chelsea Green Salon and they have 3 sons and one daughter. 

Robert passed on the 23rd of January 2021, we will miss his knowledge, commitment and generosity to Tickets For Troops. 

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Lisa Marie Rowland

Lisa Marie Rowland has a broad range of international asset management experience extending over 30 years; working in the USA, Japan, Spain and the UK. Former Managing Director/Hedge Fund Manager, Robertson Stephens Fund Management. Board member, Managing Director/Hedge Fund Manager at JO Hambro Capital Management. CEO of Pinnacle Towers UK Limited. Since 2013, Fund Manager and CEO of Bowdon Capital Limited, a family office. Special advisor to Lyra in Africa, a charity providing housing and education to girls in rural Tanzania. Volunteer in UK glassdoor.org.uk, a route out of homelessness.

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