Sir James Spooner, who died 8 August, 2019, aged 87, was Honorary Treasurer of the Global Warming Policy Foundation; and a former chairman of Barclays Bank PLC and the supermarket Sainsbury’s.
He was also is a former Director of John Swire & Sons, former Deputy Chairman and subsequently Chairman of the Royal Opera. He was a former Non executive director of St. Andrew’s Healthcare; and was a patron of the Longford Trust. He was also Chairman of the Prince’s Trust.
Born 11 July, 1932, he was educated at Eton.
The funeral takes place at the Parish Church of All Saints’, Pytchley, 9 September, 2019.