Lord Ashcroft

Lord Ashcroft, KCMG is an international businessman and philanthropist. He has many, varied business interests with significant investments and participation in both public and private companies in the United Kingdom, United States and Caribbean.He is Deputy Chairman of the Conservative party in the UK and is also Deputy Treasurer of the International Democratic Union. Alongside his business acumen, Lord Ashcroft also has altruistic endeavours that focus on his areas of particular interest, crime prevention and education. Lord Ashcroft is founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Crimestoppers, the only UK charity dedicated to solving crimes, and Chairman of the Trustees of Ashcroft Technology Academy and Chancellor of Anglia Ruskin University in the UK. The Ashcroft VC Collection now has 155 medals, the first VC being acquired in 1986. For more information www.lordashcroft.com

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