Ann Grant, Chair - Former non Executive Director at Standard Chartered Bank acting as an Africa specialist. Ann served as British High Commissioner to South Africa from 2000-05 and is a current board member of the Overseas Development Institute and Council Member of London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Baroness Valerie Amos - Former UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs& Emergency Relief from 2010-2015 and British High Commissioner to Australia, appointed Director of SOAS in 2015.
Vera Kwakofi - Experienced Media Management Executive and Current Affairs Editor at BBC World Service Group
Anita Scott - A Partner at Brunswick Group and on the International Board of Brunswick Arts and the Royal Court Theatre.
Diana Spiegelberg - Deputy Director at Somerset House. Director of Kensington& Chelsea Foundation 2013-2015 following an Associate Directorship atSerious in Learning and Development.
Stephen Smith - Head of Transformation, Stress Testing and Risk Capital at Royal Bank of Scotland who provides expertise in Strategy design & finance and change management.
John Williamson - Chair of the Board for EFG International and a passionate ambassador for jazz with high level international connections in the financial services.
Hardeep Singh Kohli
Seriously Talented Honorary Patrons
I am delighted that Serious’ work continues to feed my lifelong passion for music. I don’t know of another organisation that does what Serious does bringing so many people together around so many different kinds of music. Serious Trust is concerned with the future of music - and if we love music, there is no greater cause than ensuring its future.
Individual supporters of the Serious Trust
Serious is very grateful to the individuals whose generous support underpins everything we do.
We would like to acknowledge the following supporters for their generosity and enthusiasm for our work:
Paul and Keith Adams
Alexander and Marina Landia
Jeremy and Kim White Foundation
John & Julie Williamson
Martin & Diana Muirhead
Miles & Karen Storey
The Vernon Ellis Foundation
N. Basden and V. Hunt
Gerald and Edith Holtham
Bill and Rosie Spiegelberg
Nick and Clare Thompson
Ann and Jeremey Goodger
Rev'd John Wates
Mr C Canham
Ido and Clara Eisenberg
Glenn and Ginger Irvine
John and Sue Heywood
Ralston De Zilva
Edward John Lee
David and Gwyn Nissan
Dr Paul Harrison
Dr S M Horsewood-Lee
Dr David Halifax
A.M De Carvalho