Our trustees play a vital role, overseeing major decisions about the charity.

We aim to ensure that our trustees share a diverse range of skills. Find out more about them below.

Andrew Hochhauser QC

Andrew is our Chair. He is a barrister, a Bencher of Middle Temple, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and a Deputy High Court Judge. In 2011, he obtained an MA from the Courtauld Institute of Art, specialising in British Modernism. Andrew is a trustee of the Courtauld Institute of Art, Chair of the Samuel Courtauld Trust, a Governor of the University of the Arts London, a trustee of the National Aids Trust, a trustee of Ballet Black, Vice-Chairman of the Inns of Court College of Advocacy, a trustee of the V&A Foundation and is honorary Counsel to Westminster Abbey.

Stephen Crampton-Hayward FRSA

Stephen is our Treasurer and Vice-Chair. He also chairs our Finance Committee. With a degree in Finance and Economics, Stephen's career has focused on charity administration and governance. He is Director of Finance and Corporate Services for WorldSkills UK. Prior to this, he was Managing Director of the Whitechapel Gallery, having worked primarily in arts charities throughout his 20-year career, including the Serpentine Gallery, the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith and the Central School of Ballet. Stephen is Acting Chair of Discover Story Centre and a trustee of the National AIDS Trust.

Chris Annus

Chris chairs our Engagement Committee. He is Service Innovation and Evaluation Manager for the British Heart Foundation. His team oversees the evaluation of new models of care, influencing policy and supporting the dissemination of evidence-based best practice. Chris has over 25 years’ experience establishing, commissioning and evaluating a range of Public Health and change management programmes across the NHS. Chris has also worked on several international development programmes addressing refugee health across the EU and in Central Asia.

Dr Mary Black

Mary is a public health doctor. “Tell the truth, and use numbers to help you,” is her philosophy. Raised in Northern Ireland and a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, she is Board Clinical Director and Head of Health Protection at Public Health Scotland. Her very unusual CV includes establishing a medical school in North Queensland, working with the World Health Organization and UNICEF in the Balkans, being a salmon judge in Alaska, and starting two successful tech companies. She has also worked for the 2012 London Olympics, and as a Director of Public Health in London.

David Cleaton-Roberts

David chairs our Collection Committee. He is a Senior Director at Cristea Roberts Gallery. David holds a BA (Hons) in Art History from UEA and an MA from Manchester University. He is Vice-President of the IFPDA (International Fine Print Dealers’ Association) and sits on the IFPDA Charitable Foundation Board. David is an Honorary Patron of Jerwood Gallery and has curated numerous exhibitions, lectured and written extensively on prints and printmaking, including catalogues and monographs on Gillian Ayres, Ben Nicholson, Sam Francis, Naum Gabo and Josef Albers.

Professor Marion Lynch

Marion is a Nurse and Consultant in International Health Systems, Quality Improvement and Innovation. She was formerly Deputy Medical Director at NHS England, South East. From a family of nurses, Marion’s first role was on a Haematology Unit at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, caring for teenagers with Leukaemia. A portfolio career with academic opportunities, including receiving her Doctorate, has led to roles including Programmes Lead for Patient Leadership at the NHS Leadership Academy in the Thames Valley. Marion is also a Visiting Professor in Dementia Care with the University of West London, where she teaches and supervises students. Last year she set up her own charity, the Fiona Foundation for Kids, in order to provide special care for children living in the Mathare slums in Nairobi, Kenya.

Lindy Mason

Lindy originally trained as a contemporary dancer, having studied Flute and Piano at Guildhall School of Music. She was granted a scholarship to Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, New York, and has taught dance at: Frensham Heights School, ILEA, and RADA. Lindy is a trained Counsellor/Psychotherapist and practices as a contemporary ceramicist. She was the Chair of Dance Umbrella's Development Board and served them for 11 years. Lindy has served on our Development Committee and was a major contributor to our 2015 Gala Ball. She is a keen collector of visual arts.

Krishna Omkar

Krishna is a Senior Associate at international law firm King & Spalding. His legal practice includes cross-border mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and corporate advisory matters. Krishna was named a Future Leader by the Financial Times in 2015 and 2016, and listed by the Telegraph as one of the Top 50 LGBT people in business. His pro-bono work includes aiding LGBT rights activists across the globe and establishing a foundation that helps underprivileged students from India access international education opportunities.

John Porter

John is a high-tech entrepreneur. He joined our Board of Trustees in 2016. John co-founded VeriFone and currently chairs AML Analytics: a high-growth company, based near Winchester. As a survivor of lung cancer, John believes passionately in the therapeutic impact art can have in healthcare.

Tim Reeve

Tim is Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer of the V&A. Tim takes a strategic and operational overview of all museum activities. He also leads the V&A’s partnership with China Merchant’s Group, which saw the creation of the new V&A Gallery in Shenzhen that opened to great acclaim in 2017. He is also leading on the development of a new ‘V&A East’ in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, East London, which will see a new research and collections centre alongside major new permanent exhibition spaces, as part of the cultural and educational legacy in Stratford. Tim was previously Director of Historic Properties at English Heritage, responsible for the management of the 420 historic properties which make up the National Heritage Collection. He is also a Trustee of the Canal & River Trust.

Deborah Roslund Hon RE

Deborah chairs our 2019 Development Committee. She is Managing Director of Zenith Corporate Communications Ltd. Deborah’s career began in contemporary dance but quickly moved on to ad agency Doyle Dane Bernbach, where she became a TV Producer, working with Directors such as Ridley Scott and Alan Parker. Over 40 years, Deborah has organised auctions, gala balls, dinners, fetes and soirees for many charities. She has served the development committees of Royal Marsden, Royal Trinity Hospice, Dance Umbrella, One Dance UK, and the International Opera Awards. Deborah has a diverse collection of prints and works on paper. She is an honorary member of the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers.

Our Board of Trustees has four subcommittees covering Finance, Engagement, Development, and our Collection. You can find out more about them here.

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