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Kent Music Board of Trustees

Geoff Miles (Chair)

Geoff is a former BBC TV producer who is now Chair of Maidstone TV studios. Geoff is also the Chair of the Business Development Group of the South East Local Enterprise Partnership and Chair of the Kent Enterprise in Business Awards.

Francesca Christmas

Francesca is a Head of Academic Governance for Music at Trinity College, London.

Robin Hammerton

Robin works as a freelancer in the music education sector. Until July 2016 he was the National Lead for Music for Ofsted.

Sarah Hohler (appointed by Kent County Council)

Sarah is a Kent County Councillor and a member of the Board of Turner Contemporary.

Tim Leates

Tim is retired. Before retirement he was the Head of Finance and Administration at the ABRSM.

Elizabeth Topiwala

Elizabeth is a retired primary school Head Teacher who trained as a piano teacher and has a lifelong interest in music education. She was also Head Teacher at Wrotham Primary School and Stocks Green Primary School.

Alicia Moyles

Alicia is Head of Service, Specialist Employment at the Education People

Rebecca Evernden

Rebecca is Director of Cross Cutting Policies & Negotiations for the Civil Service

Jessica Cooling

Jessica has been working as Concert Administrator for the London Mozart Players and from March will be moving to Orchestra Manager.

Kyle Siwek

Kyle has been involved with Kent Music for over 11 years, and is a member of the Kent Youth Choir, Kent County Youth Orchestra and Kent Youth Wind Orchestra and has 11 years of Kent Music Summer School experience. For the last year Kyle has been an elected Member of Youth Parliament.

Sarah Hamilton

Sarah currently holds the position of Deputy Cabinet Member for Education and Skills at Kent County Council. She has maintained a keen interest in music from an early age. Her career spanned health and education, latterly Higher Education as well as private practice.

Interested in becoming a Kent Music Trustee?

We’re always looking for passionate and interested people to join us. Find out more about becoming a Trustee in the document below:

Kent Music Trustee Information Pack