Michael was Senior Partner of Cripps Harries Hall, a leading South East law firm. He is a commercial real estate lawyer who acts for major investors and occupiers in the public and private sector and holds a number of non-executive positions throughout Kent. He is also a Kent Ambassador.
Steven was previously HR Director at Jones Lang LaSalle, an international property advisory firm in the WE and City of London. Steven has more than 25 years of HR and business management experience. He is actively involved in both community sports and amateur dramatics and is Chairman of a local Sports Ground Association and a Community Film Society. Steven is delighted to be part of the Trinity Board and looks forward to supporting the goals and aspirations of the Theatre.
Until recently Jonathan was a fund manager with Tufton Oceanic, a fund management company which focuses on the maritime and energy sectors. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1979 with KPMG and subsequently worked as CFO for a shipping company and hotel and golf course development company before moving to Tufton Oceanic in 1989. He has spent time working overseas in the UAE and Singapore and moved back to the UK in 2015. Jonathan looks forward to supporting Trinity Theatre both in his capacity as a director and as a theatre goer.
Hannah is a theatre director and dramaturg specialising in New writing. She trained at Central School of Speech and Drama in Acting and collaborative and devised theatre, before moving into directing via an internship at Hampstead Theatre. From there she went to work as assistant and associate director at Royal Court Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe, Theatre Royal Bath, Regents Park Open Air Theatre, The Old Vic, Headlong, Sheffield Crucible and The Wyndhams, Trafalgar Studios and Duke of Yorks in the West End. Most recently, on (now postponed) Life of Pi. As lead director she has directed shows in sheds, storage units, at drama schools and studio theatres, and was about to direct a main stage play at Northern Stage in Newcastle when lockdown hit. Super proud to be on the board at Trinity, Hannah attended the Youth theatre here and worked behind the bar, so is very excited to continue a relationship with the building.
Tim is a multi-award-winning theatre producer, director and published playwright. He studied at RADA and the Royal Court Theatre, and is founder and Artistic Director of Brighton’s leading new writing theatre company, Broken Silence Theatre. His work has been staged at Old Vic New Voices, Arcola, King’s Head Theatre, Old Red Lion Theatre and the Hope Theatre. He has also worked for several arts organisations across the South East and nationally, including the De La Warr Pavilion, Towner Gallery and One Dance UK.
Alison started her career in advertising working in London and Asia before moving into marketing where she had a variety of leadership roles, including Head of Marketing at AXA PPP healthcare. Most recently she completed a MSc in Executive Coaching and now works as a coach and facilitator. She’s an advocate of diverse and inclusive workplaces and her portfolio includes a Directorship of WOMBA, a coaching consultancy that specialises in this work.
Alison moved with her family to the Tunbridge Wells area in 2000. She has sat on parent associations, been a Business Advisor for Young Enterprise and a trustee of Nourish Community Foodbank. She is now proud to be associated with Trinity Theatre
Stuart is qualified solicitor who advises law firms on innovation and operational change. Having qualified and practised with global law firms in the City for over 25 years, he has also lived and worked in Spain and the Caribbean, completing an MBA along the way, before moving to Eridge in 2009 with his family. Stuart was born in Ethiopia and grew up as a young boy in Nigeria. These early years gave him a lasting sense of wonder at the sheer variety of cultural activities that draw people together everywhere across the world. The importance of art, music and literature to who we are as human beings and the benefits that active engagement with culture brings to local communities is something that he remains passionate about. Stuart is also on the board of his Oxford college’s alumni association with a diversity and access remit. He is proud to be a part of the Trinity family.
Judith was, until 2018, Strategic Development and Change Director at AXAPPP healthcare in Tunbridge Wells. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1986 with Price Waterhouse and, after spending a further 7 years with them, gaining experience in a number of different specialist teams, she worked for 8 years in HSBC in senior Finance roles. She had been with AXAPPP for over 15 years and was Risk and Compliance Director prior to becoming Strategic Development and Change Director. Judith is very enthusiastic about the theatre and music and is delighted to be on the Trinity Board.
Martin has worked in the London Property market for over 30 years, in both private practice and now working for a private investor/developer. Following his degree, and having worked for a couple of years, he became a qualified member of the RICS in 1986, and now has a mixed commercial and residential background. He has advised commercial developers and landlords as a property consultant for leading Surveying Practices in London, and latterly has undertaken large developments and asset management, as principal. Martin has lived in Langton Green for the past 30 years where he and his wife brought up 2 daughters. Now living part time in London allows him and his wife to indulge one of their passions and they have become regular theatre goers in the West End and Fringe.