Trustees and Management

Senior executive staff

Responsibility for day to day management matters and the implementation of policy is delegated to the Chief Executive, supported by the Dartington Leadership Team. The team consists of senior executive staff from across the Trust’s activities and subsidiary trading companies.

Rhodri Samuel, Chief Executive Officer

Tim Allen, Director of Finance and Resources

Amy Bere, Director of Arts

Martyn Evans, Estate Development Director


Board of Trustees

The Dartington Hall Trust is governed by a Board of Trustees. Members of the Board have two roles: first as directors of the company in company law and secondly as trustees of the charity. It is a non-executive Board and members are unpaid.


Dr Greg Parston (Chair)

Tim Jones

Sylvie Pierce

Rob Sexton

Geetie Singh-Watson MBE

Nigel Topping

Julia Unwin CBE

Andrew Ward

Dame Jo Williams