National History Museum appoints new Legal Trustee

Image: Shahpur Kabraji (Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP)

Shahpur Kabraji, who joins the Board of Trustees will help to “navigate some of the complex legal issues” that come with the role

The Natural History Museum has appointed Shahpur Kabraji to the Board of Trustees, who will join the museum as its new Legal Trustee.

Kabraji is a Partner of global law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, with a focus on domestic and cross-border finance transactions, and is co-chair of the London Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Sir Patrick Vallance, Chair of the Trustees of the Natural History said the new hire brings “significant legal expertise and is a great enthusiast for the work of the Museum.”

Kabraji said of his appointment: “I am looking forward to doing all I can to promote and safeguard this national treasure and help the Museum navigate some of the complex legal issues that come with its role and mission.”

Kabraji joins the Board of Trustees as its tenth member.