Board Members



Richard Ellis was elected Chairman in late 2010 and has taken to the role enthusiastically, bringing both his financial and business experience to bear. Richard originally qualified as an accountant, was Chief Executive of Kettle Foods until 2000 and is the Founder and Managing Director of Norfolk Country Cottages. He is also Chairman of Norfolk Tourism, Visit East Anglia, Deputy Chairman of The Forum Trust and a long standing Trustee of The Theatre Royal, Norwich. Past Chairmanships include the East of England Development Agency and Arts & Business East.


Anwen Rees-Myers – Independent film producer

Richard Batson – Editor of The North Norfolk News

Mike Burrows – Financial adviser

Peter Davies – Chairman of Breakwater IT and School Governor

Michael Rayner – retired from Sales & Marketing career, active Theatre Volunteer since 1998

Joan Thame – retired Manager of nationwide Building Society, active Theatre Volunteer since 1980

Richard Fair – Fusion Manager at The Forum, Norwich