The Trustees need to bring various skills and experience to the Charity. Alan Higgs’ late widow and son were Trustees and now his daughter and two of his grandchildren are Trustees. It is not a family charity and all trustees are selected against pre-set criteria that ensures a mix of relevant experience and skill.
Marilyn Knatchbull-Hugessen (Chair)
The founder’s daughter. After an early career in advertising has contributed to academic research, taught classes for the NCT and worked as a Parentline counsellor. Served as a Magistrate, specialising in the Family Court, for twenty-six years.
After an MSc in Social Policy worked for the Princes Trust, Scotland as Social Policy Manager.
After working as a commercial lawyer is now a partner in an insurance company specialising in commercial transactions in the City of London.
A Coventrian, partner in a local firm of accountants has been keenly interested in local sport at all levels.
Clerk to the Trustees (interim)
The Trustees are grateful to the Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust for its help in developing this website.