Craig Calvert is a Managing Director at UBS. He has been part of UBS's UK Corporate Broking and Advisory team since 2000, having previously qualified as a solicitor with Freshfields. He joined the board of the National Centre for Circus Arts in 2011 and chairs the Finance Committee.
Kate Cavelle was previously Director of UK Corporate Citizenship at Deutsche Bank and their Global Head of Education programmes. Kate is now Global Head of Pro Bono & Community Investment at Allen & Overy. Kate Cavelle has served on the National Centre Board of Trustees since 2014 and is a member of the Development Group. In addition, Kate is a Trustee of the Wessex Youth Trust and an Ambassador Afrikids.
David Chinn is a Senior Partner at worldwide management consultancy McKinsey & Company where he leads their global government defence practice. He supports ministries of defence, armed forces, police forces and security institutions with improving their performance in providing national defence and security. He is also a trustee of Team Rubicon Global which supports military veterans by deploying them to support disaster relief and He is an Honorary Associate Professor, Strategy & Security Institute, Exeter University. His first career was in the arts, as the founder of Cambridge Touring Theatre. David has served on the National Centre board since 2012 and is a member of the Finance Committee.
Sue James has had over 25 years experience in the media industry, winning numerous Editor of the Year awards for her exceptional expertise in lifestyle magazines. Formerly, Sue was publishing director of the Women's Lifestyle Group within IPC Southbank where her remit covered Essentials, Family Circle and woman&home. Before leaving Time Inc. UK in July 2017 to set up her own media and brand consultancy business, she was editorial director of woman&home for 16 years. Sue joined the Board of Trustees in 2017 where she is part of the Development Group.
Betsy Lynch is a freelance project manager and former Communications Executive previously working for MeadWestvaco, Nickelodeon and Arthur D Little. Her areas of interest include corporate messaging, digital marketing and online safety. She has an avid interest in education, specifically children’s literacy, and supports Beanstalk charity in the UK and The Great Books Foundation in the US. Betsy has served on the Board of Trustees since 2017. She is on the Development Committee and is Chair of the 2018 Gala Committee.
Bill Morris was the Director of Culture, Ceremonies, Education and Live Sites for the London Olympics in 2012, where he was responsible for the team which delivered the London 2012 Ceremonies including the Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies and Torch Relays. Before this he worked for the BBC, organising many of their major events including the ‘BBC Music Live’ Festival, the annual ‘BBC Proms in the Park’ and 2005’s ‘Live 8’. He now advises the International Olympic Committee and other worldwide clients in major events and other complex projects. Bill has served on the board since 2013 and sits on the Remuneration & Nominations Committee.
Tarun Nagpal heads Deutsche Bank’s Global Investment Solutions division. He has been responsible for structuring and marketing alternative investment products in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. He has also built Deutsche Bank’s alternative investment product suite, including the 'dbalternatives' Hedge Fund Managed Account Platform in the investment bank. Before joining Deutsche Bank, Tarun served as a Lawyer at Linklaters. Tarun has served on the Board for the National Centre of Circus Arts since 2013 and sits on the Finance Committee.
Thomas Nowacki is a Chartered Accountant (Fellow) with 19 years of IT auditing and consulting experience. He has spent the last 14 years within Financial Services in Australia, India and the UK, and is currently the Head of IT Audit at UBS. He was a member of the Audit Committee of the Commonwealth Secretariat. He first became involved with the National Centre for Circus Arts in 2012 through a student mentoring programme. He became a Trustee in 2013 and is Chair of the Audit Committee.