Staff and Trustees


Mr Pierre Valentin

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Executive Director

Mr John Darlington

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Chairman Emeritus

The Rt. Hon. John Julius,
The Viscount Norwich


Project Director

Melissa Marshall
WMF Britain



  • Mr Pierre Valentin (Chair)
  • Ms Susan Daniels
  • Dr Peter Frankopan
  • Mr William Loschert
  • Mr Richard Mansell-Jones
  • Dr Christopher Tadgell
  • Mrs Catrin Treadwell


Mr Kevin McCloud

Architectural Advisory Committee

Mr Marcus Binney
Sir Donald Insall CBE
Mr Peter Inskip
Mr Simon Swynfen Jervis
Mr David Lambert
Mr Rodney Melville
Mr Michael Morrison
Dr Gavin Stamp
Dr Christopher Tadgell
Mr Stuart Tappin
Dr Christopher Young


Andrew Rye

Development Manager

Melissa Marshall

Project Director

Ewa Manias

Finance Director

Sarah Meaker

Events and Membership Manager

Sophie Buchanan

Project Assistant and Publicity Officer