Charles Aldington, known as Lord Aldington and formerly as Charles Low, is a Senior Advisor at Deutsche Bank London and Chairman of Stramongate Ltd, a private investment company. From 2002 to 2009, he was Chairman of Deutsche Bank London and Chairman of Morgan Grenfell Private Equity.
Lord Aldington joined Deutsche Bank in 1986 and worked in Germany before joining the management of Deutsche Bank's London business in 1988. In 1997, he moved into a corporate finance role.
His early career was with Citibank and Grindlays Bank in New York, Hong Kong, Düsseldorf, and London.
He is also Deputy Chairman of the Royal Academy Trust, a Trustee of the Institute for Philanthropy, Vice President of the National Churches Trust, a member of Oxford University's Court of Benefactors, Chair of the New College Development Committee, and a Governor of the Ditchley Foundation.
Lord Aldington was educated at Winchester College; New College, Oxford, where he read philosophy, politics, and economics; and INSEAD.