Aldridge, Rod

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Aldridge, Rod Gender: M
Rodney Malcolm Aldridge
born on 7 November 1947 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Hove, England, 50n49, 0w10
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 14°24' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 09°58 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 04°42'


English founder and former executive chairman of Capita, a British company specialising in business process outsourcing. In July 2006 Aldridge resigned as executive chairman of Capita after it was revealed that he had lent the Labour Party £1 million. The loan, which was secret at the time it was made, was controversial, in part, because Capita is a major public sector supplier.

He is a former Chair of Vinspired, a charity launched in May 2006 aiming to help young people volunteer in their local communities. Aldridge is a patron and former trustee of the Prince's Trust and is currently Chairman of the Aldridge Foundation, an educational charity which sponsors academy schools in England and promotes entrepreneurial education.

In the 2012 New Year Honours Aldridge received a knighthood for his services to young people and in the 1994 New Year Honours, he was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to the computer industry.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1994 (OBE)
  • Work : Prize 2012 (Knighted)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1 November 2017 (Autobiography, "You're Better Than They Think You Are")
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from his autobiography, You're Better Than They Think You Are (John Blake, 2017): "I was born in Hove at 4 pm on Friday 7 November 1947..."


  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Notable : Awards : Knighted
  • Notable : Awards : Public Service (OBE)