Trustee Board

Our Trustee Board ensures that City & Guilds continues to pursue its charitable objectives - and that it remains financially robust.

The Council elects up to 13 of its members to serve on the Trustee Board.  

 

Who are the Trustees?

Sir John Armitt. CBE FREng FCGI.

The Trustee Board is currently chaired by our Chairman of the Council, Sir John Armitt.

Sir John became Chairman of the Council in October 2012. He previously held the position of Chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority in 2007. He also has extensive, high-level experience in the Civil Engineering industry having also been Chief Executive of Network Rail.

 

Other members include:

Allan Johnston HonFCGI

Allan is the Vice-Chairman and Joint Honorary Secretary of City & Guilds. He has followed a career in the steel and aluminium industries, and was an Executive Director of Corus Group Plc. He was awarded Honorary Fellowship of City & Guilds in 2010.

Pat Stringfellow MBE HonFCGI

Pat is Joint Honorary Secretary of City & Guilds and is a keen advocate of individual learning and development. She was awarded an MBE for services to training in 2003 and Honorary Fellowship of City & Guilds in 2011.

David Illingworth BA FCA

David was a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. He's been a City and Guilds of London Institute Councillor since 2006.

Dr Tim Strickland

Tim is Chief Executive of FE Sussex.

Peter McKee HonFCGI

Peter is the Treasurer of City & Guilds. He is also the Executive Chairman of a small technology company, Golden Orb Systems. He was awarded Honorary Fellowship of City & Guilds in 2015.

Andy Smyth

Andy is the Accredited Programmes Manager for TUI Travel, UK & Ireland.

Donald Clark

Donald is the Chief Executive of Plan B Learning.

Dr Ann Limb OBE DL FCGI 

Ann is Chair of the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership. She is also Chairman of the Fellowship Committee and Skills Development Fund. She was awarded Fellowship of City & Guilds in 2002.

Dame Judith Hackitt DBE FREng FCGI

Dame Judith is Chair of the Health and Safety Executive. She is also a member of the Fellowship Committee and was awarded Fellowship of City & Guilds in 2008.

Professor Alison Halstead FCGI

Alison is Pro-Vice Chancellor for Strategic Academic Developments at Aston University. She was awarded Fellowship of City & Guilds in 2012.