Andrew Parmley

Trustee

Sir Andrew Parmley was born in Blackpool and educated at the Royal Academy of Music, the Universities of Manchester and London, and Jesus College Cambridge. He has had a career in education and music, and served as the 689th Lord Mayor of London in 2016-17.  He is Governor of the The Honourable The Irish Society, Chief Executive of the Royal College of Organists, and past Chairman and Visiting Professor of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.  Sir Andrew is also an Honorary Member and International Ambassador of the London Symphony Orchestra, and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music. In addition to a doctorate in 17th-century French opera, he also holds honorary doctorates from City and Strathclyde Universities.