Sir Crispin Tickell

Patron

Sir Crispin Tickell KCVO GCMG is a leading authority on climate change, population and biodiversity. Sir Crispin opened the Pines Calyx in October 2006 and became our patron in 2011. He has also spoken at various sustainability seminars The Bay Trust has held over the years.

Governments, businesses, scientists and academic institutions have benefited from his wisdom and practical analysis. His published works include Climatic Change and World Affairs and a biography on Mary Anning. He has made many TV and radio appearances including The Today Programme, Desert Island Discs and The Commission.

You can find out more about Sir Crispin Tickell

Board of Trustees

Charles Bicker

Charles Bicker

Chair

Social entrepreneur, strategist, writer and speaker with a Masters in Social Enterprise & Community Development.

Advice on development Knowledge Transfer Partnerships with like minded charities.

Kate Kneale

Kate Kneale

Trustee

Creative Sector Social Entrepreneur and Innovator, Animator and Museums Designer. 

Provides creative project advice on Rippledown activities and the Museum, VE day celebrations 2020.

Alistair Gould

Alistair Gould

Trustee

Social Entrepreneur, Chartered Environmentalist and Chartered Surveyor.

Advisor to Futures Academy and creative student projects and internships with industry/commerce.

Edmond Rube

Edmond Rube

Trustee

Innovator, Inventor & Environmentalist.

Environmental advisor on Steps Bank, Rippledown and being part of the wider gardens advisory panel in the Pines Garden.

John Backwell

John Backwell

Trustee

University Lecturer and educationalist with a special interest in learning environments and cognitive development. 

Safeguarding  learning environment and digital technology (online learning platforms) advisor.

Keith Harrison

Keith Harrison

Trustee

Environmentalist and community development worker, Chief executive of 'Action With Communities In Rural Kent'. 

Advisor on rural, health and community tourism development ideas and collaborative partnerships that promote community wellbeing and regeneration - funding bids advisor.