Sir Tim Laurence is Chairman of English Heritage Trust, having previously served for four years as a Commissioner for the organisation and is the Vice Chairman and naval representative on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. A career naval officer, his time in uniform ended after serving for three years as Chief Executive in charge of the Defence Estates Organisation. He is also a Trustee of both the RNLI and HMS Victory Preservation Company.

His charity experience will bring additional strength to our advisory group.