The wonderful Family Christmas Concert with AMCHOR and Davenies School Choir was enjoyed by a packed house.


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Meet Our Trustees

Daryl Ann Hardman - Chairwoman

daryl new centre mar 2016 compressedDaryl Ann Hardman has thirty five years’ experience working in British-Belarusian, British-Russian, British-Ukrainian, British-Armenian and British-Georgian relations, including humanitarian and NGO projects.

A graduate in Russian and French (translating and interpreting), Daryl Ann was kept extremely busy during the 1980s to 2000s working as a freelance translator and interpreter for the myriad of business and cultural exchanges that blossomed between the former Soviet Union and the UK. For ten years she worked for the CIS-Middle Europe Centre at London Business School, rising to Assistant Director.

Jane Curtis

Jane is very prominent in the UK pensions industry as Immediate Past President of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (having been the first female President) and following more than 25 years of service to the Actuarial Profession in a variety of roles including, in particular, education and professional regulation. She is much in demand as a public speaker and is particularly passionate about the importance of improving financial literacy as well as ethics and professionalism in the financial services industry.

Antoinette Ferraro

AntoinetteAntoinette Ferraro is a graduate of Cambridge University with first class honours in Pharmacology and Comparative Pathology. She then obtained a MSc degree in Biochemistry from the London University and was awarded a Thouron Scholarship to the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1969-70. She did a year of laboratory research under the guidance of a hospital consultant in Clinical Genetics, and accompanied him on ward rounds and in outpatient clinics, observing a wide variety of genetic diseases of babies and young children.

Alexandra Hyde

Alexandra feels that her role as a trustee links several of her major interests together – healthcare, fundraising and international travel. Alexandra’s long standing interest in healthcare really became serious during her BSc (Hons) in Neuroscience at The University of Manchester.

Deborah Hunt

Deb HuntDeborah qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1972. Her working life was spent mainly in the NHS acute hospital sector in various locations in England but with several years overseas. Deborah’s clinical specialties were the treatment of musculo-skeletal disorders, trauma and the management of chronic pain. For the last sixteen years of her career, she worked at the Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, now Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, becoming Physiotherapy Services Manager for its four hospital sites.

Ann Murphy

Ann Murphy graduated from Surrey University with an honours degree in Human Biology. She became a civil servant and worked in the Department of Health and Social Security on negotiating and implementing terms and conditions of service for hospital and community doctors. The next few years were spent bringing up her three children before studying for and gaining a Post-graduate Certificate in Education. Ann taught a wide range of subjects in a variety of primary schools in Buckinghamshire and Inner London but specialised in key-stage 2 science.