, Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick CBE (born 29 January 1958) is KPMG’s Global Head of Corporate Citizenship. He also headed up the Global Diversity strategy at KPMG International from 2008 to 2011. He was a teacher between 1981 and 1985, and a TV presenter and reporter from 1990 to 1994. He was previously the BBC’s first Head of Corporate Social Responsibility having been the BBC’s Head of Public Affairs. Michael is a non-executive Director of British Telecom (BT)(on the Board for Responsible and Sustainable Business) and a Trustee of the Vodafone Group Foundation. He represents KPMG International on the Global Corporate Citizenship Committee of the World Economic Forum and is a Board Director of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). In 2009 he became a Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Council on Diversity and Talent; in 2010 he served on the Global Agenda Council on the Next Generation; in 2011 he joined the Global Agenda Council on the Role of Business; and in 2012 he became the Vice-Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Role of Civil Society.
22.11.2011 [Telegraph.co.uk] - MichaelHastings, who has died aged 73, rose to fame as the youngest of the “angry young men” whose plays forged a renaissance in British theatre in the 1950s, though he was best known for Tom and Viv (1965), about TS Eliot's disastrous marriage to