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Prime Minister appoints 3 Trustees to the Imperial War Museum

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Rear Admiral Amjad Hussain CB has been appointed from 1 February 2015 and Matthew Westerman and Tamsin Todd have been appointed from 1 April 2015.

Rear Admiral Amjad Hussain CB

Amjad has been appointed as a Trustee of the Imperial War Museum by the Prime Minister for a term of four years commencing 1 February 2015.

Amjad Hussain’s last military appointments were as Director General Weapons until 2009 and Controller of the Navy until 2012. Since then he has led a UK business unit of a multinational engineering services company and is chairman of a cyber technology company. A Fellow of the City and Guilds Institute and of London Business School’s Sloan programme, he also holds an honorary doctorate from his alma mater, Durham University, and is an ambassador for Mosaic, a charity promoting ambition in the young.

Matthew Westerman

Matthew has been appointed as a Trustee of the Imperial War Museum by the Prime Minister for a term of four years commencing 1 April 2015.

Matthew Westerman is a Managing Director of Goldman Sachs and, during his career, has been responsible for its investment banking business in Europe and in Asia Pacific ex-Japan. Matthew is a Foundation Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford and serves on the Corporate Board of the Royal Academy of Arts.

Tamsin Todd

Tamsin has been appointed as a Trustee of the Imperial War Museum by the Prime Minister for a term of four years commencing 1 April 2015.

Tamsin Todd is Managing Director of Crystal Ski Holidays. She has worked for many years developing digital and ecommerce businesses. She was part of the original Amazon team in the UK, where she launched a number of new product categories and led international CRM. After Amazon, she worked at Microsoft where she developed shopping and search businesses across Europe, before joining Betfair as Global Head of Ecommerce. She studied at Imperial College and Princeton University, where she holds several senior volunteer leadership positions.