Ralph Lucas

Born in 1951, Ralph Lucas was educated at Eton (loathed, worked hard) and Balliol, Oxford (loved, worked hardly at all) where he read rowing and wine with physics. Four years training as a chartered accountant and twelve years investment banking with S G Warburg & Co followed, then four years learning how hard it is to run your own business. In late 1991 he inherited the title of Lord Lucas of Crudwell & Dingwall from his mother, signed on in the House of Lords to get his name on the roll...See more