CharlieGeffenCharlie Geffen is Chair of Corporate Practice, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, London, a leading US global law firm, and was previously Senior Partner at the international law firm, Ashurst, which he led through a period of transformational change. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of Cancer Research and a member of the Development Committee of Impetus-PEF. He is also a mentor for senior women in the FTSE 100 Cross Mentoring Scheme, an external adviser on Department for Education panels interviewing applications for Free Schools and participates in Speakers4Schools.

Charlie’s interest in education and improving social mobility has been central to his decision to join the City Year UK Board.