Andrew Stone, is a Labour member of the House of Lords. He joined Marks and Spencer plc as a trainee in 1966 and retired his position as joint managing director of the company in 1999. He was created a life peer as Lord Stone of Blackheath in 1997.
He is currently President of The International DIPEx, a charitable health organisation.
He is a Trustee of Prism the Gift Fund.
On the Advisory Board of the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative at Imperial College
He is a Governor of the Weizmann Institute of Science) and Hon. Vice President of the The Movement for Reform Judaism.
He is a Patron of Institute for Jewish Policy Research, the Gauchers Association, the New Israel Fund, the Jewish Chernobyl Children, the Orphaids charity,
The Forgiveness Project (28/4/04) and LEAD Nepal – Development for the future of Nepalese Youth.