The chief executives have consistently introduced new ideas which promise to improve the running of the organisation… The staff have continued to work incredibly hard and kept the trustees informed.
Co Chairs Anthea Wormington and Marion Mahoney, writing in the 2016 annual report
Board of Trustees
- Marian Mahoney (Co Chair)
Resident on Old Willow Close site in Tower Hamlets, secretary to the site residents group and actively involved in LGT’s campaigns for many years.
- Stephen Cottle (Co Chair)
Barrister at the Garden Court Chambers where he has represented many Gypsies and Travellers, challenging planning and eviction decisions.
- Anthea Wormington
Formerly co-coordinator of Newham Traveller Education service, President of the National Association of Teachers of Travellers and other Professionals and Treasurer of ACERT.
- Sarah Taylor
Senior Analyst in the National Audit Office’s tax and benefits team, assessing the implementation of policies and organisational changes.
- Tunji Makanju (Treasurer)
Finance Manager at the Fairtrade Foundation.
- Tessa Buchanan
Barrister at Garden Court Chambers practising in the fields of housing, homelessness, community care, mental health, and education.
- Claire Cooper
Formerly a senior civil servant in the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, Department for Communities and Local Government and the Home Office.
- Holly-Gale Millette
A university lecturer and academic specialising in cultures and identity. A member of ACERT and the National Bargee Travellers Association (NBTA), she researches the cultural history of the Bargee Traveller.
- BBC Children in Need
- Irish Government Emigrant Support Programme
- Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
- Lloyds Bank Foundation
- London Borough of Hackney
- The Cabinet Office’s Local Sustainability Fund
- Trust for London
- The Tudor Trust