Board of Trustees
Lucy Trench (Chair) has worked in publishing and in museums, as a conservator, editor, writer and educator. She was Head of Interpretation at the Victoria and Albert Museum, then at the Science Museum. She has links with Herefordshire and with Australia.
Lord Lipsey (President & Treasurer) is a life peer. An economist and past financial regulator, David is a former political editor of The Economist and deputy editor of two national newspapers. He was an adviser to James Callaghan as prime minister and to Anthony Crosland, the foreign secretary.
Professor David Ferry RE is one of the UK’s leading printmakers with work in many national and international collections. In 2018 David curated an exhibition of unknown late Nolan spray paintings, titled the 'Celtic Image' for the Burren Annual exhibition in Ireland.
Professor Peter Lloyd ARE is Dean of the Faculty of Creative Industries, Architecture and Engineering at Southampton Solent University, UK. Professor Lloyd graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2000 and is an elected council member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers. Alongside his academic career, he has maintained his profile as a widely collected artist with work in national and international collections.
Alison Giles has worked in arts management, specialising in classical music, with organisations including The Sixteen, The Monteverdi Choir, The Tallis Scholars and Music at Oxford. Now resident in Wales, she produces Presteigne Festival and Brecon Baroque Festival and oversees their community projects. She also works as a consultant in arts and heritage fundraising.
Gria Shead is a contemporary Australian Artist. Her work is collected both in Australia and internationally. Gria’s work establishes Kate Kelly, sister of Ned Kelly, as a key element in the Australian visual narrative. In 2019 Gria was the international artist in residence at the Sidney Nolan Trust.
Gub Neal is an Emmy award-winning, BAFTA nominated TV drama producer who is currently Creative Director of Ringside Studios. He has been a Controller of Drama for Granada and Head of Drama for Channel 4, and his credits include the multi-award-winning dramas Cracker, Prime Suspect, The Fall, Queer as Folk, Sunday, Longitude and Shackleton.
Ruth Lloyd Bio in progress