Jack Livingstone OBE

Jack Livingstone OBE

Patron of LCCC Foundation

Altrincham-based philanthropist and President of Lancashire County Cricket Club, Jack Livingstone was awarded an OBE for his charitable services in Greater Manchester.

He has held high-profile positions in a number of North West charities and is vice president of Manchester Art Gallery Trust, helping to pay for artwork by Turner Prize winning Grayson Perry to be displayed at the gallery.

Mr Livingstone has his own charitable trust and was heavily involved in The Christie's centenary appeal in 1996, which raised £21m.Jack has been a passionate and active Member of LCCC since 1947 and has had a very successful business career, most notably in the Finance Sector. He became President of Lancashire County Cricket Club in 2010, following the untimely death of Lord Steinberg in 2009.

Jack became Patron of the LCCC Foundation in 2011 and is very involved in driving forward its’ success. He made a very generous donation to the Foundation and is very active in supporting the Foundation to raise more funds from fellow philanthropists.

In 1958, Mr Livingstone took over the family business, London Scottish Bank, after leaving his duties in the RAF, and within 15 years the Bank became a public company and an Authorised Institution.

In 1988, Mr Livingstone was invited by the Bank of England to serve on The Deposit Protection Board which he did for the next four years. In 1995, he retired as Chairman of London Scottish and in 2001, retired from his role as Chairman of The Manson Insurance Group, a position he had held for the previous 25 years.

Mr Livingstone has also held high profile positions in notable North West charities including;

  • Chairman of the Lord’s Taverners North West Region (1990-1995)
  • Chairman of LCCC Youth Trust (1994-1997)
  • North West Charities Allocation Committee of The National Lottery (1997-1999)
  • Chairman of the Manchester Art Gallery Trust in 1998 (retired in 2009 and is now Vice President)
  • Christie Hospital's Centenary Appeal in 1996 which raised £21m and then became
  • Chairman of the Lady Margaret Holt Trust at Christies
  • In 2005, he and the late Lord Steinberg launched an appeal which raised £150,000 for Youth Cricket Development in Lancashire.