Lord Stevenson of Coddenham


Dennis Stevenson has spent most of his business life as a serial entrepreneur.  He is also Non-Executive Director of Western Union.

He is Chairman of Aldeburgh Music Ltd and a Director of Glyndebourne Productions.  He was Chairman of the Trustees of the Tate Gallery in the 90s; was the Prime Minister’s Special Adviser on the application of ICT in education; was Chairman of the House of Lords Appointments Commission and, until recently, was Chancellor of the University of the Arts London. 

He sits on the cross-benches in the House of Lords.

We asked Dennis...

  • Which is your favourite Royal Park? Green Park (on my doorstep!)
  • What do the Royal Parks mean to you? Peace on my doorstep!
  • If you were a tree, what would you be? Copper Beech
  • Favourite quote or saying? “Nemesis follows hubris”
  • What are your hobbies? Bad violin playing and equally bad skiing
  • What inspires you as a charity Trustee? The wonderful enthusiasm of the Executives and our Chairman, Joel Cadbury