Our trustees play a vital role. They volunteer their time to oversee major decisions about the charity. We aim to ensure that our trustees have a diverse range of skills between them. Find out more 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 and a Deputy High Court Judge. Andrew specialises in commercial and employment litigation. In 2011, he obtained an MA from the Courtauld Institute of Art, specialising in British Modernism. Andrew is Chair of Shelter from the Storm, a trustee of the V&A, a Governor of the University of the Arts London, a trustee of the National Aids Trust, Vice-Chairman of the Inns of Court College of Advocacy 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 in East London.

Chris Annus

Chris chairs our Engagement Committee. He is Business and Service Development Manager for the British Heart Foundation. His team oversees the evaluation of new models of care, influencing policy and supporting 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 Senior Advisor in Digital and Data Science at Public Health England. 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 Alan Cristea Gallery. He 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. He 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.

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 an Associate at international law firm Slaughter and May. 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.

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.

Prof Victoria Tischler

Victoria is Professor of Arts and Health and Head of Dementia Care at the University of West London. She is a chartered psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. She is also Honorary Associate Professor in the Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology at the University of Nottingham. Victoria is leading several projects to develop evidence for arts and multisensory approaches in dementia care, funded by the AHRC and Wellcome Trust. She is Executive Editor of the Arts & Health journal and regularly acts as media consultant and presenter on art and mental health issues.

Dr Cathy Walsh

Cathy is Clinical Director of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Foundation Trust (CPFT) Mental Health Trust specialist services. Her specialist division covers services such as: prison mental health, eating disorders, substance misuse, learning disability and neurodevelopmental services, criminal justice services and arts therapies. Cathy’s team oversees the provision of mental health care for patients while they receive treatment at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

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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