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The Trust

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Zamira Menuhin Benthall, Life Patron

The Charity

The Menuhin Competition is operated by the Menuhin Competition Trust, a UK-registered charity, its Board and a small and dedicated team of London-based staff. It has close links to the Menuhin family with Yehudi Menuhin’s daughter Zamira Menuhin-Benthall as its Life Patron and Menuhin’s grandson Aaron as Trustee.

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Joji Hattori, President

The Trust

President – Joji Hattori

Joji Hattori is one of the leading Japanese musicians of his generation and has enjoyed a very varied career as a musician, firstly as a concert violinist, an activity which has developed into directing chamber orchestras, conducting symphony orchestras and finally operas. He started playing the violin at the age of five and studied with Yehudi Menuhin and Vladimir Spivakov. Joji won the Senior 1st Prize in the 1989 edition of the Menuhin Competition.

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H.S.H. Prince Etienne d'Arenberg - Chairman

Chairman – H.S.H. Prince Etienne d’Arenberg

Partner at private bank Mirabaud, board member of several commercial companies and charities.

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Farad Azima

Trustee – Farad Azima

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James Chau

Trustee – James Chau

James Chau is a writer and broadcaster. He was a guest presenter on BBC World News and a longtime anchor on China Central Television. He works extensively with the United Nations, as a Goodwill Ambassador for both the World Health Organization and UNAIDS. Born in London, he studied at the Royal Academy Music and Cambridge University. He is based in Hong Kong as Editor-at-Large of China-US Focus, an initiative of the China-United States Exchange Foundation.

Duncan Greenland
Duncan Greenland CBE

Trustee – Duncan Greenland CBE

Venture capital investor, member of the Franco-British Council and Chair of Trustees of the Menuhin Competition Trust until 2018.

Anna Cecilie Holst
Anna Cecilie Holst

Trustee – Anna Cecilie Holst

Anna Holst is an international business woman and an experienced non executive corporate director in oil and gas offshore services, independent financial advisory services and investment management. She was a non-executive director of Scandinavian Asset Management and was a founding shareholder and non-executive director of Origio AS, a Danish Med-Tech company.

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Jantiene T. Klein Roseboom van der Veer

Trustee – Jantiene T. Klein Roseboom van der Veer

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Aaron Menuhin

Trustee – Aaron Menuhin

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Catriona Syed

Trustee – Catriona Syed