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Trustees

Our Trustees come from a variety of backgrounds, bringing a diverse range of skills that are complementary to the needs of Richmondshire Building Preservation Trust.

Some of our ‘old hands’ have been Trustees since The Station project was just an idea while others have joined more recently and are enjoying the challenge of bringing new projects to fruition.

We work closely together, sharing a common interest of helping to care for and advise on buildings at risk in Richmondshire.

Our Trustees meet formally once every two months and "working groups" meet more regularly to address specific matters. 

Meet our Board . . . 

John Harris

John Harris is currently the Chairman of RBPT and has lived in Richmond for over 40 years. After retiring from teaching as Head of Biology at Richm...

Chris Greaves

Chris is currently Operations Director of RBPT, overseeing the day-to-day activities in the Station on behalf of the trustee board. After a career ...

James Gravenor

James is currently the Finance Director of RBPT and is a Bachelor of Laws, a Master of Business Administration and a Chartered Public Accountant. H...

Ian Hepworth

Ian, who holds a Physics Honours Degree, worked in the electronics industry where he developed a career in electronic component distribution. With ...

Jo Foster

Jo first moved to Richmond from her native North East as a toddler when her family took over the running of the Black Lion Hotel. After graduation ...

Lin Clarkson

Lin moved into the area in 1979 as the wife of a serving soldier. She trained as a Registered Nurse at the Friarage hospital gaining a Bsc in Healt...

Dennis McLuckie

Dennis was born in Darlington and has always lived in the North East, settling in Richmond 10 years ago. His career is in the construction industry...

Phil Upton

With a working career now spanning 50 years, Phil's career path has generally focused on technology based areas including electronic design work, I...

John Yates

John Yates is a chartered engineer and businessman. He has provided assistance to the Board of the RBPT since 2008 and has been a trustee since 201...

Robin Casson

After a Yorkshire Dales upbringing, Robin’s career in education has spanned more than 40 years. He was Director of Education and Skills for N...

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