Meet the Trustees

The Board

Stephen Bourne, Chairman
Chapter Clerk and Administrator of Ely Cathedral, and formerly President of Cambridge University Press. Stephen is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh, a chartered accountant and a fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge.

Dame Mary Archer, DBE
Mary taught chemistry in the University of Cambridge for 10 years before developing a wider portfolio of interests. She was chairman of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for ten years until November 2012, and was appointed DBE in summer 2012 for services to the NHS.

Dr. Jerome Booth
Jerome is an economist and co-founder of the emerging markets fund manager Ashmore Group Plc. As well as a portfolio of business interests he is also Chairman of the Fitzwilliam Museum Development Trust, a member of the governing board of Anglia Ruskin University and a Council Member of the Royal Philharmonic Society.

Margaret Mair
Margaret read Law at St Anne’s College, Oxford, qualified as a barrister and spent most of her career in the Government Legal Service. Margaret moved to Cambridge in 2001.  She is Chairman of the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge and was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire in 2012.

Dr. Andy Harter
Founder and CEO of technology company RealVNC, Andy is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of St Edmund’s College Cambridge. In 2011 he was named Cambridge Businessman of the Year. He is a Fellow of the London College of Music.

Hamish Forsyth
Hamish is President - Europe at Capital Group Companies Global, part of investment management firm Capital Group. In 2011 he was appointed a Fellow of Eton College and is also a board member of Glyndebourne Productions Ltd and Grange Park Opera.

Bill Thompson
Freelance journalist, author, public speaker, and consultant, Bill is a well-known technology critic and commentator on digital culture. A graduate of Cambridge University and former Guardian journalist, he is Head of Partnership Development in the Archive Development group at the BBC and a board member for the Writers’ Centre Norwich.


Advisory Council

Jonathan Barclay
Charles Barrington
Dr Nigel W Brown OBE
Germaine Greer
Charles Rawlinson MBE
Prof John Rink
Stephen Smith OBE
John Stephens OBE
John Summers
Fiona Talkington
Prof Michael Thorne
Sir John Tusa
John Woolrich
John Wreford


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Britten Sinfonia At Lunch 1 2014-15

West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge
02 December 2014 1:00pm

An hour-long lunchtime concert featuring a new work by Patrick John Jones, winner of OPUS2014.

Britten Sinfonia At Lunch 1 2014-15

Wigmore Hall, London
03 December 2014 1:00pm

An hour-long lunchtime concert featuring a new work by Patrick John Jones, winner of OPUS2014.

Bach's Magnificat with King's College Choir

Barbican Hall, London
06 December 2014 7:30pm

Cambridge's King's College Choir and Britten Sinfonia once again join forces under the baton of Stephen Cleobury.

Peter & the Wolf / The Snowman

Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden
14 December 2014 3:00pm

Sanjeev Bhaskar narrates Prokofiev’s charming tale before a screening of the classic film The Snowman, with Walking in the Air sung live.

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