Our Board

Jack Kirkland

Chair of Board

Jack Kirkland is chairman of Bowmer & Kirkland, one of the UK's largest privately owned construction and development groups. After reading history at Oxford University, Jack studied law at Westminster Univers…

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Paul Roberts

Vice Chair

After a career involving Director of Education posts in Nottingham and London and the post of Managing Director of the Improvement and Development Agency for Local Government, Paul Roberts is now Cha…

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Claire Baxter

Board Member

Claire Baxter is the director of Richmond Baxter Ltd, a consultancy specialising in strategic planning, policy analysis and evaluation. Recent projects have included the development and improvement of services supp…

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Lizzie Carey-Thomas

Board Member

Angela Choon

Board Member

Angela Choon is a Senior Partner at leading contemporary gallery David Zwirner, and has over 30 years of expertise in the art world. Currently, Angela works closely with a number of artists and estates globally, in…

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Ian Curryer

Board Member

Ian Curryer has lived, studied and worked in Nottingham for over 30 years. His background is in education, having trained as teacher at Nottingham Trent University and spent 12 years as a teacher a…

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Thomas Dane

Board Member

Thomas Dane is a graduate in Art History from UCL. In addition to working on important collections in the UK and abroad, such as the Monsoon Collection in London or the Daskalopoulos Collection in …

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Susan Greenaway

Board Member

Susan Greenaway was born in, and has spent most of her life in, the City of Nottingham. After training to be a school teacher at Edge Hill University in the 1970s she has spent all…

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Anthea Hamilton

Board Member

Anthea Hamilton is a visual artist based in born and based in London. She graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University (2000) and the Royal College of Art (2005). Her work includes installation, sc…

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Harjeet Johal

Board Member

Harjeet Johal is a writer and commentator. He was born and raised in Nottingham.

Harjeet is also a director of JohalCo - a national commercial property investment and development company.

Barbara Matthews

Board Member

Barbara Matthews studied at Durham University and City University, London.

Barbara was appointed to Nottingham Trent University in January 2017 as the Head of the College of Art, Architecture, Design and Hu…

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Ann Priest

Board Member

Ann Priest was until August 2015 Pro Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs and Head of College for Art, Design and Built Environment at Nottingham Trent University, a post which she held since 2009 f…

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Matt Symonds

Board Member

Matt Symonds is an independent business adviser and investor, and also pursues interests in the arts, politics, and charitable work. He was formerly a senior Partner in the London…

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Trading Board Members

Chris Jagger

Trading Board Member

Chris Jagger is a Chartered Engineer and is the Chief Estates & Facilities Officer for the University of Nottingham. Chris has had a career in construction project development and facil…

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Andrew Timms

Trading Board Member

After qualifying with a local Nottingham firm – Page Kirk - Andrew spent 7 years with Deloitte & Touche working with a number of international businesses before becoming a Partner in PKF Coope…

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