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The Cadbury Committee

The Committee on the Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance was composed of:

Sir Adrian CadburySir Adrian Cadbury (born 1929)

Sir George Adrian Hayhurst Cadbury has been a preeminent figure in the field of Corporate Governance since his Chairmanship of the UK Committee on the Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance. The Report and Code of Best Practice published by this committee in December 1992 have ever since been known as the Cadbury Report and the Cadbury Code.

Sir Adrian was educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge, and represented Great Britain in the coxless fours rowing at the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki. He served as Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of Cadbury Schweppes from 1969 to 1974, and thereafter as Chairman until 1989.

He has also been a Director of IBM UK, chaired the CBI's Economic and Financial Policy Committee, and was a one of the Directors of the Bank Of England from 1970 to 1994.

In 2001 he was a recipient of one of the International Corporate Governance Network's inaugural International Corporate Governance Awards.


Ian Butler

CBI Council member, and former Chairman, CBI Companies Committee

Jim Butler

Senior Partner, KPMG Peat Marwick

Jonathan Charkham

Adviser to the Governor, Bank of England

Hugh Collum

Chairman of the Hundred Group of Finance Directors and Finance Director at SmithKline Beecham

Sir Ron Dearing

Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council

Andrew Likierman

Professor of Accounting and Financial Control, London Business School

Nigel MacDonald

Vice President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Scotland

Mike Sandland

Chairman of the Institutional Shareholders Committee

Mark Sheldon

Vice-President of the Law Society

Sir Andrew Hugh Smith

President of the London Stock Exchange

Sir Dermot de Trafford

Chairman of the Institute of Directors

Adviser: Sir Christopher Hogg

Chairman, Reuters Holdings

Secretary: Nigel Peace, DTI

The Cadbury Archive at Cambridge Judge Business School consists of papers compiled and preserved by Sir Adrian Cadbury from his time as Chairman of the Committee on the Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance.

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