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Christian Torkington

Christian Torkington is a founding director of Cameron Hume Limited, an investment management business specialising in fixed income. Over the past 15 years Christian has led operations in major financial services organisations. 

He also has over 10 years’ consulting experience, mainly in financial services. Christian graduated from Jesus College, Oxford with an MA in Engineering, Economics and Management. He is a Chartered Accountant and an alumnus of both London Business School and INSEAD.  He is passionate about music and is a keen amateur musician. His son was a chorister at the School.

Christian Torkington

Appointed to the Board

17 June 2014

Current Role


Board Committees

Communications Committee
Remuneration Committee


ACA, MA (Oxon)



Instrumental Learning

Choir School

Saturday Music Classes


St Mary’s Music School is one of the nine specialist Music and Dance Schools the UK (and the only one in Scotland)  funded by the UK Government and providing the finest training in Britain. It is a co-educational, non-denominational specialist music school, offering a world class standard of music and academic education to musically gifted children aged 9-19 years. It is also the Choir School of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh. It attracts day and boarding pupils from across Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Europe and internationally. 

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St Mary's Music School Trust Ltd, Registered No: 54504
St Mary's Music School Trust Limited is a charity No. SC014611
Registered Office: Coates Hall, 25 Grosvenor Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 5EL.