Tom Shropshire


Tom joined Comic Relief as a Trustee in 2018 and, following his most recent role as Senior Independent Trustee, became the Interim Chair in November 2023.

Tom is the General Counsel and Company Secretary of Diageo plc. He is also a Member of the Court of the Bank of England.  Tom is a former partner of a leading international law firm, where he had been a member of the Global Executive Committee and International Board. Tom has been identified as a leading ethnic minority executive in the US and UK for a number of years. Tom was also the author of the UN Global Compact’s “Guide for General Counsel on Corporate Sustainability”.