Lord Michael Hastings is KPMG’s Global Head of Corporate Citizenship. He was previously the BBC’s first Head of Corporate Social Responsibility.
Michael is Chairman of Millennium Promise UK and a member of the global Millennium Promise Board. He also represents KPMG on BiTC's International Leadership Board (Business in the Community).
In January 2003, Michael was awarded a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in recognition of his services to crime reduction. He served on the Commission for Racial Equality for nine years and is listed as one of the 100 most influential black people in Britain.
In 2005, Michael was awarded the honour of an independent peerage to the House of Lords by Her Majesty The Queen and also received the UNICEF award from the then UK Chancellor for his ‘outstanding contribution to understanding and effecting solutions for Africa’s children’. Michael is President of ZANE - a development aid agency focused on Zimbabwe.