Dr Geoffrey Hooper

Scientist by background. He worked for the Ministry of Defence for forty-five years, during this time he held the post of Superintendent of the Royal Gunpowder Mills and oversaw its closure in 1991. Career anchor was explosives, safety and environmental protection. In later years Geoffrey taught these subjects to military and civilian staff in the Defence sector.

Joined the Board in 2018.

Douglas Kent

Doug’s background is in historic conservation and he works as Technical and Research Director of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB).

Joined the Board in 2015.

Fiona Baxter

Fiona has had a career as a senior HR practitioner, working for several large firms throughout her career. Her most prominent roles have concerned change management and culture shift to ensure successful delivery of strategy. 

Fiona is down-to-earth, believes in getting hands-on where demonstrable support for staff will be the driver for organisational success

Joined the Board in 2018.

Jill Amador

Called to the Bar, and with many years of City litigation experience behind her, Jill combines her love of architecture and history with a practical interest in the running and development of the site.

Joined the Board in 2018.