Sir Humphrey Maud KCMG
For 34 years Sir Humphrey Maud KCMG served as a British diplomat, holding Ambassadorial posts in Luxembourg and Argentina. He was Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General for five years.
Throughout his distinguished diplomatic career, Sir Humphrey Maud remained an active amateur cellist. He had the privilege of entertaining and performing with many high-profile musicians.
He is Trustee/Director of the Royal College of Music, The Orchestra of St John's Smith Square and the Parkhouse Chamber Music Award. Benjamin Britten, his life-long friend, wrote for Humphrey and his sisters.