Dedicated to sustainable, heritage-led projects.

LHBT Trustees

Our Trustees come from a variety of backgrounds and bring with them a wealth of knowledge, skills and experience that helps us to deliver high quality, sustainable, heritage-led projects.

Malcolm Crowder


Malcolm Crowder is our President. He is also a former treasurer and Project Organiser for the Trust. 

Ronnie Barden

Vice President

Ronnie Barden is our Vice President. Ronnie is also the Vice President and Member of the Executive of The London Mayors’ Association. He has extensive experience in finance both from his own companies, and from his Local Government Service as a former Leader and former Cabinet Member of Finance of the London Borough of Redbridge.



Diana Beattie


Diana Beattie, Chair, was Director of the Heritage of London Trust for 14 years until 2014. She is also a trustee of the Wiltshire Building Preservation Trust, and chair of the South East area for the Heritage Network. Her skills include lobbying and fundraising. As a Trustee, she is a member of the line management committee. Diana is known for being super connected and can ask favours of anyone!

Rosie Fraser

Vice Chair

Rosie Fraser, Vice Chair, was previously Executive Director of The Prince’s Regeneration Trust. She is now a freelance Projects Consultant. She is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. As a Trustee she is responsible for overseeing improvements in communicating and measuring social impact, and was closely involved with the Resilient Heritage Project. She is chair of the line management committee. Rosie brings strategic flair to board discussions.

Alice Yates

Vice Chair

Alice Yates, Vice Chair, has worked for a number of leading heritage charities: SAVE Britain’s Heritage, WMF in Britain, the National Trust of Australia, and the Vivat Trust. A freelance heritage consultant since 2011, she was the HOLTOP Project Organiser for two years, before developing and leading the Resilient Heritage Project with Rosie Fraser. She teaches Architectural History on the Hollins Abroad London Program, and has been a regular Financial Times contributor. She is a SAVE committee member, and as a trustee of LHBT, is a member of the Strategic Review Committee and Buildings Committee. Alice brings wide sector connections, deep knowledge of successful project development and both vision and commitment for taking LHBT to the next level.

Stephen Enthoven


Stephen Enthoven, Secretary, was Director of Projects for The Architectural Heritage Fund; former Trustee and Project Director of Turner’s House Trust, and former Trustee and Treasurer of The Heritage Alliance. As the Secretary he sits on the Finance and Risk committee.  Stephen has a great eye for detail and a sound understanding of charitable legal matters, he offers a guiding hand and a safety net to us all.

Michael Brooke


Michael Brooke, is a founding partner of Smith Brooke Architects, an architectural practice established in 1984. He is chair of the Buildings Committee.  He advises on how income can be maximised, and helps to identify projects with the potential to generate an income for the Trust. He brings an appetite for managed risk, perhaps learnt from his sailing exploits!

David Gibson


David Gibson, is the founding partner of David Gibson Architects and Chairman of the Islington Society. He has been a member of the Islington Conservation Advisory Committee for over twenty years and served for five years as a professional advisor to the planning committee. He is a member of the Buildings Committee. David has a gentle but insightful sense of humour to warm our proceedings.

David Holroyd


David Holroyd is a chartered Building Surveyor with a Masters in Business Administration and over 40 years experience of estate management, heritage building conservation/restoration and project management, both in the private and public sectors. He is a Trustee of World Heritage UK.  He encourages the Trust to identify risks, understand them, and then establish steps to mitigate.

Sarah Buckingham


Sarah Buckingham works in local government as the Conservation and Design Team Leader at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and as Course Director in Historic Building Conservation for the University of Cambridge.  She was previously a planning inspector, and prior to that worked for Historic England’s policy team developing reforms to planning law, policy and practice, and previously as a Team Leader in the London Team.  She is a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.  Sarah sits on the line management committee. 

Alec Forshaw


Alec Forshaw, is a former long-standing Conservation Officer with the London Borough of Islington and experienced campaigner with organisations such as SAVE Britain’s Heritage, the Victorian Society and the Churches Conservation Trust. Alec is a member of the Buildings Committee. Alec is closely involved in the development of projects, reviewing the schemes and attending project meetings. Alec provides a powerful energy and enthusiasm to both projects and organisational development.

Philip Smith


Philip Smith is an experienced stakeholder engagement and communications specialist with a strong track record of success as a negotiator, problem solver and engagement strategist. He has worked in roles across the public, private and third sectors, providing specialist support to lead projects that are politically sensitive, time-critical and requiring engagement with multiple stakeholders, with varying interests. He is also passionate about historic building conservation, holding an MSc in the subject. As a Trustee of LHBT, he is a member of the Buildings Committee and Marketing Committee. 

Jean-Philippe Randisi


Jean-Philippe Randisi is a Senior Executive with over 30 years’ experience in entertainment and brand development. Before co-founding bRAND-WARD Services, the children IP consultancy firm, he was CEO of Zodiak Kids, he headed International Digital, Home Entertainment and Consumer Products for ITV Studios, he was EVP of International Consumer Products at Viacom, European MD at Saban Consumer Products/Fox Kids, and VP of Walt Disney Records EMEA. He started his career marketing artists at Sony Music. He is also a non-exective director at Influence Network, a UK based start-up specialised in influencer marketing.

Lili Long


Lili Long has held a number of senior strategic and commercial roles in sectors ranging from capital markets to retail financial services and real estate. She also serves as a non-executive Director at Partnership Learning, an academy trust responsible for 12 schools in East London. She is an experienced angel investor and has a socially minded outlook, bringing us insight and energy to the delivery of our social impact goals. 

Paul Atkinson


Paul Atkinson is an experienced corporate and marketing communications person. He has held a number of senior roles with Nationwide Building Society, RSA Insurance and Aon and has more recently worked as an independent consultant with a range of financial services firms, membership organisations and regulatory bodies. In addition to his practical communications expertise, Paul provides us with a strong corporate management perspective.  

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