Lord Mendoza has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2015. Lord Mendoza is Provost of Oriel College, Oxford University. He has been a Member of the House of Lords since October 2020. He is the UK government’s Commissioner for Cultural Recovery and Renewal, and from 2016 to 2020 served as a non-executive director of the Department of Digital Culture, Media & Sport within the UK government. Lord Mendoza founded the custom marketing agency Forward (now renamed Bookmark Content and Communications), a subsidiary of WPP plc. Lord Mendoza received an M.A. in Geography from Oxford University.