Trustees

Our Trustees are a brilliantly dedicated and experienced team. You can find out more about them here.

Trustee Donald Sturrock
Donald Sturrock (Chair)
Donald Sturrock (Chair)

Donald is Roald Dahl’s biographer and Director of Music Link International which promotes the orchestral music commissions based on Roald Dahl’s children’s stories. He has known the Dahl family since he made a television documentary about Roald for the BBC in 1985.

Trustee Nicholas Warr
Nicholas Warr (Vice Chair)
Nicholas Warr (Vice Chair)

Nick is a partner with Taylor Wessing in the Private Client group and is Head of the International Private Wealth Group.

Trustee Jodi Betts
Jodi Betts
Jodi Betts

Jodi is the Lead Nurse of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She was previously a Roald Dahl Nurse.

Trustee Michelle Johnson
Michelle Johnson
Michelle Johnson

Michelle has worked within the NHS in London as a registered adult and child nurse for her whole career, spanning over 30 years. She has held senior operational management and nurse leadership posts in hospital, mental health and community health services across North London. Michelle joined Whittington Health in February 2018 as chief nurse and director of patient experience. She is a Queen's Nurse, has a MSc in Child Health and has been a Florence Nightingale Children and Young People's Leadership Scholar. She currently sits on the Clinical Leadership Group for the Healthy London Partnership Children and Young People Programme.

Trustee Ben Grist
Ben Grist
Ben Grist

Ben is a chartered accountant and chartered tax advisor at Dixon Wilson. He has over 15 years experience of advising families, their trusts and businesses on their tax needs.

Trustee Rob Halkyard
Rob Halkyard
Rob Halkyard

Rob is Executive Director for Engagement at Teach First and was previously Director of Marketing, Fundraising and Experience at Friends of the Earth, the leading environmental group. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Leadership Fellow at St George's House, Windsor.

Trustee Alex Hyde Parker
Alex Hyde-Parker
Alex Hyde-Parker

Alex is a fundraising operations consultant, working with a range of higher education and charitable clients on their strategy, operations and resourcing. Alex joined the board of trustees in Spring 2017 and brings expert knowledge of data systems, websites, information technology and income management.

Trustee Rachelle Broadley
Rachelle Broadley
Rachelle Broadley

Rachelle is a senior solicitor at Macmillan Cancer Support. She is a lawyer with over 25 years experience working across multiple businesses with a focus on IT, data, procurement and grant funding. She is also a magistrate.

Trustee Niels Kirk
Niels Kirk
Niels Kirk

Niels is a banker with over 30 years of corporate and structured finance experience primarily in the global energy, power and resource sectors. He is Chief Executive of Kirk Lovegrove & Co Ltd, a specialist energy advisory firm established in 2018. Niels is also an independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Subsea 7 S.A., a publicly listed world-leading seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services contractor to the offshore energy industry. Previously, he worked at Citibank for over 25 years where his most recent appointment was Chairman & Managing Director of Global Energy in Europe, the Middle East and Africa from 2011 until 2018.

Trustee Robert Paul
Robert Paul
Robert Paul

Robert is a Partner, Shareholder and Head of the US Family Office at London & Capital. After starting his career in alternative investments for a small boutique Robert worked as a financial adviser within a large national network, building a client bank of high net worth city professionals. Robert joined London & Capital in 2013 in order to help build the US Family Office, specifically assisting high net worth families and trusts on the structure, asset allocation and investment of their global assets.

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