John Dudley Fishburn is a British businessman, journalist, politician and philanthropist. Dudley began his career as an editor with The Economist, where he was part of the team that build the paper’s international reputation, and eventually served as the Executive Editor for 19 years.
Dudley has earned many prestigious achievements throughout his career, such as being the first non-American to serve on Harvard University’s Board of Overseers, reforming Britain’s property laws and working in the governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major.
As well as serving on The Parasol Foundation Trust’s International Advisory Board, Dudley is involved in many non-profit organisations. Dudley is currently Chairman of The Heritage of London Trust and of Theale Green Academy, and recently retired as Deputy Chairman of the Peabody Housing Trust and as Treasurer of the National Trust.