Paul von der Heyde began his post as Chairman in January 2016. Previous to that he was a non-executive director at the Trust.

Paul is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, is Chairman of the British Furniture Confederation and Chairman of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in the UK.

Paul was in practice in London for almost 30 years specialising in many clients’ business development following which he has led the UK arm of an international group for 11 years. Paul joined the Board in June 2012.