A board of International Trustees, independent of all Government agencies, directs the Trust. Trust funds are used in pursuit of the Trust’s purposes.

Trustees include UK, Norwegian, Swedish and United States citizens. Trustees take advice from other important international institutions that have expertise and an interest in South Georgia. The Trust is registered as a charity in Scotland with representation in Norway and the USA.

SGHT TRUSTEES

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Nick Prentice

SGHT Chair

Former Treasurer and Global Council Member of BirdLife International, and retired EY partner. (SGHT Chair)

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Jane Bevan

SGHT Vice Chair

A PR professional with over 30 years’ experience, Jane’s PR company Firebird worked with SGHT from 2011 to 2019. Jane is also a qualified teacher of Environmental Studies and has held senior communications roles in two UK wildlife charities and in the museum sector.

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Bjørn L. Basberg

SGHT Board Trustee

Economic Historian.
Professor Emeritus,
Norwegian School of Economics

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Sasha Borodin

SGHT Board Trustee

Businessman and explorer.

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Chris Corrigan

SGHT Board Trustee

Acting CEO of Sussex Wildlife Trust, Policy Officer for Butterfly Conservation and former Director, England for RSPB. Photo © Miles Davies

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Gustav Ellingsen

SGHT Board Trustee

Norway, Head of Treasury – Gearbulk Management Switzerland AG

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John Hall

SGHT Board Trustee

Polar Operations Group and former Head of Operations and Logistics, British Antarctic Survey.

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Denise Landau

SGHT Board Trustee

Antarctic tourism expert and former Executive Director of IAATO.

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Jeff Mason

SGHT Board Trustee

Jeff served for 34 years in the Royal Marines and retired as a Major General. On leaving the Corps, he was the Commercial Director for UK and Europe for Supreme Group, a military contracting organisation, and then became the CEO of a City of London Livery Company. He is the Chairman of Trustees of the Falkland Islands Chapel Memorial Trust, a Trustee of both the National Museum of the Royal Navy and the Victory Services Club in London.

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Richard McKee

SGHT Board Trustee

Richard is based in The Falkland Islands. A former Executive Officer and Operations Director, Government of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands.

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Frederik Paulsen

SGHT Board Trustee

Sweden, Industrialist – Ferring Holding SA.

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Elaine Shemilt

SGHT Board Trustee

Artist and researcher. Professor Emerita, University of Dundee.

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Tim Stowe

SGHT Board Trustee

Former Director International Operations for the RSPB and Vice-chair of Plantlife International.

SGHT EXECUTIVE STAFF

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Alison Neil

Chief Executive of SGHT
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Liz Adams

SGHT Museum Shop Buyer
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Willie Anderson

Finance Director
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Lynn Barrowman

Office Manager
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Denisa Cargill

Office Assistant
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Lauren Elliott

Retail Manager
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Sarah Lurcock

Communications Manager
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Deirdre Mitchell

SGHT Director South Georgia
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Jayne Pierce

South Georgia Museum Curator
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Andy Rice

SGHT Designer
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Marie Shafi

IT Manager
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Luke Smith

Director of Development
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Stephanie Strutt

Trusts Fundraising Manager