Distinguished friends

Lloyd Dorfman CBE

Lloyd is an entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the Founder and President of the Travelex Group, the world’s largest retailer of foreign exchange, which was sold in 2014. He is Chairman and majority shareholder of The Office Group (the leading flexible office company), as well as of Doddle (online shopping parcel collection and delivery business). He has a variety of other business interests, including Shareholder and Board Director of the London Theatre company and Ben Ainslie Racing’s America’s Cup Challenge.

In the charity sector, he became Chairman of the Prince’s Trust in August 2015, and Chairman of Prince’s Trust International in December 2015. In addition, he is a Trustee of the Royal Opera House, of the Royal Academy Trust and of JW3, as well as Deputy Chairman of the Community Security Trust. He served on the Board of the National Theatre for over nine years and one of its theatres, the Cottesloe, was renamed the Dorfman Theatre in 2013.

In 2008, he was appointed CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to business and charity.