Our Team

Derek Purnell, Director

Emmajane Avery, Head of Business Development (PT)

Bethan Wood, Marketing & Communications Manager (PT)

Valerie Beard, Events Manager (PT)

Zeta McDonald, Visitor Services Manager (PT)

Julia Reed, Operations and Administration Officer

Alfonso Moreno, Gardener-in-Charge

Claire Leighton, Community Outreach Manager (PT)

Sally Stratton, Learning Manager (PT)

Silvia Davoli, Research Curator (PT)

Carole Tucker, Hon Librarian (Volunteer)

Mirela Hasaj, Finance Manager (PT)

The Strawberry Hill Trust

The Strawberry Hill Trust was formed in August 2002 with a mission to restore Horace Walpole’s Gothic villa and open it to a wider public. The Trust has taken over a 120 year lease from the Catholic Education Service, the owner of the property, and secured £10 million in funding to restore the building and garden.

Trustees

Pim Baxter, Lynn Beard, Xenia Carr-Griffiths, Paul Finucane, Paul Kafka (Chair), Janice Meehan, John Reeve, Christopher Rough, Henry Sherman, Jérôme Stern.

A registered charity and a company limited by guarantee.

Company Registration: 4516140
Registered Charity: 1095618
VAT Registration: GB 135 6108 30

Registered Office:
268 Waldegrave Road
Twickenham
Middlesex
TW1 4ST

The Strawberry Hill Collection Trust

For more information about the Strawberry Hill Collection Trust click here

PATRONS

Royal Patron

HRH The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO

Honorary Patron

Alan Titchmarsh MBE, DL

Honorary Founder Patrons 
The Marquess of Cholmondeley
Lady Rose Cholmondeley
The Countess of Derby
Lord Rothschild
Lord Waldegrave of North Hill
Lord Walpole
Mrs Lynn Fitzwater
Mrs James Teacher
Mrs Clive Wainwright
Prof. J. Wilton-Ely