Our Trustees

  • Luke March: Chairman

    Luke March was Chair of the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases NHS Foundation Trust until March 2015. Formerly, Chair of Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust from 2005 to 2013, he was previously deputy chair of Barts and The London NHS Trust. More details

  • Sir Paul Britton

    Sir Paul Britton CB CVO is a retired civil servant. He served in various departments in the period 1971-97, chiefly the Department of the Environment, where he was, successively, Director of Local Government Finance and Director of Sustainable Development. More details

  • Richard Carr-Archer

    Richard Carr-Archer is an architect based in York and has been a member of the Cathedrals Fabric Commission for England since 2006, of the York Diocesan Advisory Committee since 1986 and of the Fabric Advisory Committee at Durham Cathedral since 1997. More details

  • John Drew

    John Drew is Director of Improvement & Culture at Oxford University Hospitals. Previously he was a Partner at McKinsey and Company, where he first became involved with the National Churches Trust through a project to support the charity in designing and conducting a national survey on the state and usage of church buildings. More details

  • Alastair Hunter

    Alastair Hunter qualified as a chartered accountant in 1981. He first worked for Thomson McLintock and Co, which in 1988 merged to become part of what is now KPMG, of which he has been a Partner since 1992 More details

  • Catherine Pepinster

    Catherine Pepinster is a journalist, broadcaster and author. She is a long-standing contributor to BBC Radio 4’s Thought for the Day. Catherine also works as UK Development Officer for the Anglican Centre in Rome, as a research consultant for St George’s House, Windsor, and a visiting lecturer in journalism at City, University of London. More details

  • Stephen Sklaroff

    Stephen Sklaroff is Director General of the Finance and Leasing Association, and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers. Previously he held a variety of posts in the Department of Trade and Industry. More details

  • Nicholas Warns

    Nicholas Warns is the Director of Nicholas Warns Architect Ltd, specialising in the repair, conservation and development of historic churches and heritage buildings. More details

  • Rev Lucy Winkett

    Lucy Winkett was one of the first generation of women to be ordained in the Church of England. She was the first woman priest appointed at St Paul’s Cathedral, later becoming Canon Precentor. She has been Rector of St James’s Church, Piccadilly since 2010. More details