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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Bjørn Basberg

SGHT Board Trustee

Economic Historian – Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.

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Jane Bevan

SGHT Vice Chairman

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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Alexander Borodin

SGHT Board Trustee

Businessman and explorer.

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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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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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Nick Prentice

SGHT Chair

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

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Mike Richardson

SGHT Board Trustee

Former Head of the Polar Regions Unit, Foreign Commonwealth Office.

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Malcolm Roberts

SGHT Board Trustee

Retired MD Rothschild and Kleinwort Benson private banks, Trustee and Chair London University Investment Committee.

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Prof. Elaine Shemilt

SGHT Board Trustee

Director of Centre for Remote Environments Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art , 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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Sarah Lurcock

Communications Manager
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Stig Tore Lunde

Norway executive
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Jayne Pierce

South Georgia Museum Curator
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Stephanie Strutt

Trusts Fundraising Manager
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Luke Smith

Director of Development
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Marie Shafi

Database & Website Developer
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Liz Adams

SGHT Museum Shop Buyer
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Lynn Barrowman

Administrator
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Andy Rice

SGHT Designer