Michael Hastings, Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick, CBE is the International Director of Corporate Citizenship at KPMG. He was previously the head of Corporate Social Responsibility at the BBC and is Chairman of Crime Concern.

Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick was previously a Downing Street Policy Unit advisor on race and urban policy, then a BBC and ITV journalist and presenter. He spent 12 years at the BBC where he became the BBC’s first head of Corporate Social Responsibility. He is a board member of Comic Relief, BBC Children in Need, the BBC World Service Trust, the Fame Academy Bursary Fund and member of the BBC Appeals Advisory Committee and the BBC Environment Steering Group.

He was formerly a Commissioner with the Commission for Racial Equality and was awarded a CBE in 2003. He was nominated as a life peer in 2005 where he sits as a crossbencher.

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