Michael Hamlyn


Michael is one of our trustees, with a particular focus on our Migration and Youth Funds.

Michael has been a film and theatre producer for over 35 years – best known for the award winning film and stage musical The Adventure of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.” 

As the son of the late Paul Hamlyn, he has been a Trustee for over thirty years previously steering the Social Justice Programme and more recently taking responsibility for the foundation’s work in Youth and Migration. 

He is a former governor of the Southbank Centre and the National Film and Television School . He still maintains a great interest in Northern Ireland and has been on the Board of the Nerve Centre in Derry for the last ten years. 

He co-owns the restaurant Bibendum with Sir Terence Conran, which is located in the iconic Michelin building.