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Our Committee


Chair of Trustees

Dr Andrew Webb

A Bayesian Statistician by trade, Andrew is the director and co-founder of Malvern Festival of Ideas. 

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Secretary of Trustees

Prof David Tweats

A professional geneticist and consultant by trade, David chairs the group organising the Lansdowne Debates


David is also a Director of Equaliteach, an equality training organisation delivering workshops and training for staff and young people in an educational setting and a Member of the Mercian Educational Trust that oversees four primary schools in the Malvern area.  

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Prof Barry Jones

Barry Jones is Emeritus Professor of Manufacturing Metrology, Brunel University London and former Vice President of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). He is a Director,Trustee and Governor of the  Mercian Educational Trust based in Malvern, Trustee and Local Preacher of the South Worcestershire Circuit of the Methodist Church, Methodist Honorary Research Fellow and Visiting Scholar at Sarum College, Salisbury. 

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Dr Colin Reed

Retired mathematician 

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Revd Lynne Sparkes

Lynne is the Vicar of St Mary's Pickersleigh, Malvern.



Mr Eoin McCarthy

 Eoin supports developments in Sharing Amazing Experiences at Work, Restoring Relations and Action-based Decision-making. He is an active member of Malvern Quakers


Web Manager

Mr Jacob Webb

A graduate of Global Social Policy, Jacob designed and manages this webpage.

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