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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.

Paul Danielsen

Paul is the Head Teacher of Highworth Grammar School, Ashford.

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.

Geoffrey Lymer

Geoffrey is a Kent County Councillor.

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.

James Williams

James is the Managing Director at the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Lesley-Ann Thomson

Lesley-Ann is Director of Junior Academy at the Royal Academy of Music

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.