Sir John Hood is Chair of the Rhodes Trust. He studied at the University of Auckland and as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford. Sir John is President and CEO of the Robertson Foundation, a director of BG Group and Chairman of Study Group, Matakina Limited and Urenco Limited. He was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford (2004 – 2009) and Vice Chancellor of the University of Auckland (1999 – 2004). He joined the Board of the MRF in 2012.