Director and key staff
Dr Anna Keay
Anna Keay became the Director of the Landmark Trust in July 2012 following two years as a Trustee. Anna is a historian and curator, with a specialist interest in 17th-century British history. She worked for English Heritage from 2002-12 where, as Curatorial Director, she was responsible for the presentation of its historic properties, collections and public archive.
Anna's team at Landmark includes:
John Evetts - Furnishing Manager
David Fraser - Head of Historic Estate
Stephen Gleadle - Finance Director
Derek Green - Lundy Island Manager
Bruce Hall - Head of Development
Ed Percival - Head of Marketing and Communications
Caroline Stanford - Historian and Engagement Manager
Simon Verdon - Head of Business Operations
Neil Mendoza - Chairman
Neil Mendoza was appointed a trustee of the Landmark Trust in 2011. In his career he has worked in banking, film, publishing and marketing. He was co-founder of Forward, a publishing services company, now part of WPP. He is Chairman of Victoria Capital, a wealth management company. He is a trustee of the Shakespeare Schools Festival and the Soho Theatre.
Professor Malcolm Airs, FSA, FRHistS
Malcolm Airs was appointed a trustee of the Landmark Trust in 2007. He is Emeritus Professor of Conservation and the Historic Environment at the University of Oxford and recently retired as Vice-President of Kellogg College, Oxford. He has served on the advisory committees of English Heritage, the Heritage Lottery Fund and the National Trust, and is a trustee of the Oxford Preservation Trust.
Sir Laurie Magnus
Sir Laurie Magnus was appointed a trustee of the Landmark Trust in 2011. He has been Deputy Chairman of The National Trust since 2005. He has worked in the investment banking industry for over thirty-five years, specialising in corporate financial advice, and is currently Deputy Chairman (Europe) of Evercore Partners LLP. He is a non-executive director of four investment trusts, Deputy Chairman of the Windsor Leadership Trust and a trustee of B-eat.
Charles McVeigh, III
Charles McVeigh was appointed a trustee of the Landmark Trust in 2011. He is Chairman of Citigroup’s Investment Bank-Private Bank Partnership. He was formerly a member of the Fulbright Commission and presently serves on the Boards of EFG-Hermes, Savills plc and Petropavlovsk plc. He is also a Governor of St Mary’s School Shaftesbury and a former member of both the Development Board and Advisory Council of the Prince’s Trust. He has formerly served as President of the American Chamber of Commerce; on the Boards of the LSE, LIFFE, Witan Investment Company plc, Clearstream and was appointed by the Bank of England to serve on the City Capital Markets Committee and the Legal Risk Review Committee.
Dr Nicola Nicholls LVO
Nicola Nicholls was appointed a trustee of the Landmark Trust in 2013. A former fellow of Gonville and Caius Cambridge, she spent 18 years in Private Equity with Charterhouse Capital Partners. Currently a member of the Advisory Board of Cambridge Judge Business School and Chairman of the Woodland Trust, her previous appointments range from office furniture recycling to technology transfer and neighbourhood renewal.
Martin Stancliffe FSA Dip Arch RIBA
Martin Stancliffe was appointed a trustee of the Landmark Trust in 2011. He was Surveyor to the Fabric of St Paul’s Cathedral between 1990 and 2011, and is a senior partner of Purcell. During 30 years as director of his own architectural practice in York he was architect to a number of Landmarks. He is chairman of the York Consortium for Conservation and Craftsmanship, a trustee of York Civic Trust, and a member of the ICOMOS Cultural Tourism Committee.
Sir John de Trafford Bt, MBE
Sir John de Trafford was appointed a trustee of the Landmark Trust in 2006. His business roles have included Regional President, Northern Europe for American Express and Sales & Marketing Director for Thistle Hotels. He is currently Chairman of National Savings and Investments and is also a trustee of The National Benevolent Fund for the Aged.