One of their recent appointments as trustee is financier and philanthropist Professor Stefan Allesch-Taylor, who founded the Afri-CAN Children’s Charity. In a 2008 interview with the Independent, Mr Allesch-Taylor revealed he kept a surprise object in his office. The piece claimed he kept piranhas in his office.
He also once donated £33,000 with his wife Becky to a girl in Iraq with leukaemia so her father could leave work to look after her.
His charitable work meant he was awarded a CBE in 2014.
As per The Daily Mirror, Sara Latham as taken up a role as head of communication.
Ms Latham was the senior advisor to Hilary Clinton’s unsuccessful 2016 Presidential campaign.
She joined the household from Freuds where she oversaw global corporate accounts with a “particular emphasis on executive thought leadership and purpose-led campaigns” according to Buckingham Palace.
Sussex Royal was formed after a split from The Royal Foundation.
The Royal Foundation was formed to allow co-ordinate the charitable work of Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge alongside his younger brother Harry.
Royal expert Duncan Larcombe told The Sun: “It is clear that Meghan and Harry were initially prepared to slot in under the wing of William and Kate but that’s not how they feel a year on.”
The split caused speculation of a royal rift between the Sussex and Cambridge households.
Mr Larcombe said: “It does seem odd.
“Why separate when you are both backing the same causes?
“Whether this is a sign of a rift, this is certainly a sign of a division.”
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A royal staffer meanwhile told The Sunday Times: “The foundation’s the one to watch. If it doesn’t hold together, that’s a real sign there’s a problem.
“William’s quite controlling, and he was in control when it was just the three of them, but now he’s not.
“I personally wouldn’t overegg Meghan’s role in all this because it’s unfair, but equally she knows what she’s doing as an actress from Hollywood.”
It had been hoped William, Harry, Meghan and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge would be able to make their appearance at a forum a regular appearance.
An insider said: “The forum was going to be an annual event and last year’s was supposed to be the first of many. It’s very sad it’s going to end like this.”
Reports have suggested the two brothers upset one another with their attitudes to their respective wives.
Harry is said to have been dismissive towards the Middleton family.
William spent eight years touring Kate and reportedly asked Harry if he was sure he wanted to marry Meghan.
Harry proposed about a year after meeting her.
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