The Grey Foundation TrusteesBryan Knox
The Grey Foundation President
David Hurr (National President Old Greys' Union)
Rory Stear (1977, Thurlow House)
Chairman of Flambard Capital and CEO of Blackwood Power
Rory Stear chairs Flambard Capital, an international investment and consulting company with holdings in renewable energy, technology and data management and global trading. He is CEO of Blackwood Power, a full service energy company, providing affordable, financed access to renewable energy for landlords, homeowners and schools. He chairs Lifeline Technology, providing renewable powered radios and MP3 players to aid humanitarian organisations and is a director of Bastion and Flowe, a South African technology developer and digital marketer. He co-founded, was Chairman and CEO of celebrated wind up products developer, Freeplay Energy, from 1994 until its sale in 2008.
Stear is an internationally respected builder, leader and operator businesses, including private and public companies in the USA, UK, Africa and Asia. He is passionate about addressing energy poverty, access and efficiency in emerging markets and business addressing social issues.
Stear was BusinessWeek's Entrepreneur of the Year, Time Magazine "Hero of the Environment" and a Time/Fortune/CNN "Principal Voice" on energy poverty. He served on the WEF Global Agenda Renewable Energy Council. He received the Theodor Herzl Award from the Jerusalem Fund in recognition of his entrepreneurial success.
Stear travelled with SA Presidents Nelson Mandela and Jacob Zuma on four state visits. He is Knight of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, is a frequent public speaker, including at the WEF in Davos and Commonwealth Heads of Government Summit and has been widely profiled in the global media.
Gary Sim (1982, Way House)
Vice President Old Grey's Union and Old Grey Club Chairman
NQF Level 5 Financial Planning. Director at RC Green & Co for the last 5 years. Established 35 years ago RC Green & Co is a well-established Short Term Insurance Brokerage which also offers services in Life Insurance and Investments. Currently National Vice President of the Old Greys' Union and has been responsible for the portfolio of the Old Grey Club for the past 10 years.