People

HCT has a small team:

Director - Roland Jeffery

Roland has worked on many heritage regeneration projects and leads HCT's work

 

Trust Administration Manager - Kelvin Norville

Working from St George's German Church, Kelvin keeps HCT's administration running smoothly.

 

Nell Hoare MBE FSA - Funding Consultant

Working from Berkshire, Nell is a heritage professional and helps us win grants.

President & Trustees

HCT's President is Lord Beith. He was a co-founder of HCT and former Chair of Trustees.  MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed from 1973 until his retirement in 2015, he now sits as a Liberal Democrat in the Lords. He speaks Norwegian, Welsh and Swedish and is a Methodist lay preacher.

Trustees

Governance rests with a board of Trustees.

Debbie Dance OBE FRICS - Chair of Trustees Director of Oxford Preservation Trust. Past Chair of the Historic Towns Forum and UK Association of Preservation Trusts. Former Trustee, Churches Conservation Trust.

Clyde Binfield OBE  Emeritus Professor in History, University of Sheffield. Trustee, Yorkshire Historic Churches Trust. Chairman, Fabric Advisory Committee, Wakefield Cathedral.

Neil Burton FSA Director, the Architectural History Practice. Former Inspector of Historic Buildings, Historic England. Former Secretary of The Georgian Group.

James H Gregory Retired barrister specialising in commercial & regulatory disputes. Member of a property investment consortium in W. Yorkshire.

Oliver Pearcey – Vice-Chairman Heritage consultant. Former Director of Conservation, Historic England. Chair of Trustees, London Museum of Water and Steam.

Jean Stevenson -  Hon. Treasurer Retired Partner, PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Liveryman, Worshipful Company of International Bankers. Elder, St Columba's Church of Scotland, London.

Dr Christopher Wakeling Co-Author forthcoming Staffordshire 'Pevsner' and the history of nonconformist buildings 'Chapels of England' to be published by Historic England.