Clive has lived in Hampton Hill since 1985. He is the nominee of St James’s Parish Church where he is a trained Visitor supporting the elderly from the church. For almost 30 years he has run his own employee communication consultancy – working with large companies, most often in the field of pension communication. Sport was a big part of his earlier life but now such activity is limited to cycling round Bushy Park!
Mark has lived in the borough since 1995 & was a Councillor for Fulwell & Hampton Hill from 2014 to 2018. With a background in the technology sector he has worked for large corporates & small start ups as well as running his own business. Married with two sons Mark is a sports fan & occasional parkrunner.
Dr Jim Brockbank
Jim has lived in Hampton Hill since 1989 when he became a partner at the Park Road Surgery Teddington. Additionally he has had lead roles in mental health and in palliative care in the locality. He retired in 2014. He has an interest in disability; and enjoys France, cycling and family life.
Dr Martin Duffy
Martin has lived in the area since 1985 and became a Trustee in July 2015. After completing a Doctorate in mathematics at Oxford University he began his career at Shell but subsequently moved into investment management, holding senior roles at Barings, GMO and Claremont, an award winning hedge fund manager that he founded. Martin currently serves as an investment advisor to an independent regional stockbroking firm, chairman of a small behavioural economics consultancy and as a Trustee of several other local charities.
Hilary is a retired Secondary School teacher. She has a keen interest in education having served as a Parent Governor in two local schools. She has lived in Hampton since 1973 as well as being brought up there and is an active member of St Mary's Church, Hampton.
Geraldine has lived in Teddington for 30 years. She was a local Councillor for the Hampton Wick ward from 2015 to 2018. She has a passion for learning and education, and has been a governor at Collis School for over twenty years, half spent as Chair. She is now a Member for the Richmond West Schools Trust. Professionally she has worked in the adult learning and development sector throughout most of her career. Originally Geraldine trained in Hotel and Catering Management, and loves to cook and entertain. She is married to Phil, and has two grown up children who keep her feet on the ground.
Ben has been Vicar of St Mary’s Hampton since June 2017. Before moving to Hampton he lived in Harrow where he was a youth worker and curate. He is married to Cara, who is currently training for ordination, and they have two children, Emily and Zoe, who keep them on their toes. Ben loves cooking, playing golf badly and reading.
Kim has lived in Hampton since 1980 and is the nominee of All Saints Church, Hampton, where she is an active member. She has worked with children and young people with special needs over many years. Her interests include gardening, Tai Chi, singing with Rock Choir, and she is a member of Harlequins Rugby Club. She is married to David, has two 2 daughters and 2 grandchildren.
David spent most of his working life at PwC, where he was a management consultant and, latterly, the UK firm’s Finance Director. He has lived in the borough since 1973 (in Hampton Hill since 1987) and is married to Carolyn. They have two sons and a daughter and three grand-daughters. Now retired, David is a trustee, and treasurer, of The Mulberry Centre. He enjoys hiking and photography (often together), writing and sport.
Richard worked for Shell for over 30 years in a variety of roles/countries, mostly negotiating large contracts and latterly in Shell's property arm. He is an active member of St Stephen’s church in Twickenham, also has a number of other charity responsibilities and is a keen cyclist and has three sons.
Martin Seymour (Chairman)
Happily married to Christine since ‘86 and proud father to Anthony since ‘96, Martin’s first role was as a night club manager for EMI. Then he came to his senses and enjoyed two decades in computing, over half as Head of IT for multinational companies, winning international prizes for his work. Actively involved in the Borough since 1990, Martin has held various positions including: Mayor of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames; Cabinet Member for Planning and Strategic Development and Borough Tenants’ Champion.
Our Charity currently has eleven Trustees, but the Board can consist of up to twelve Trustees:
- The permanent ex-officio Trustee is the serving Vicar of St Mary's Hampton.
- Three Trustees are nominated by the Parish Church Councils of All Saints, St James's and St Mary's – all in Hampton.
- Three are nominated by the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.
- The remaining Trustees are co-opted from the local community on the basis of the skills and experience required by the Charity.
Each appointment is made for a term of five years, and this can be extended for a second term. It is expected that Trustees will live or work in the area of benefit.