Ian Barlow, Senior Advisor, KPMG UK, has been appointed Chairman of Historic Royal Palaces’ Campaign Board, and he took up the post yesterday. He takes over from Angela Heylin OBE LVO who retires after ten years service. Heylin will remain a member of the Campaign Board.
Barlow is also the Founding Chairman of The Safer London Foundation and Vice President of Arts & Business.
The Historic Royal Palaces’ Campaign Board is responsible for a new fundraising campaign designed to raise £20 million by 2012 for the charity that cares for and conserves the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Banqueting House at Whitehall, Kensington Palace and Kew Palace.
The funds will support major projects such as the transformation of Kensington Palace, the restoration of the White Tower at the Tower of London and the re-presentation of both the Jewel House at the Tower of London and the Tudor Palace at Hampton Court. The Campaign will also support Historic Royal Palaces’ work in the fields of education and outreach.
The Campaign Board now comprises John Anderson, Ian Barlow, Bruce Carnegie-Brown, Margaret Doyle, Sue Farr, Noel Harwerth, Angela Heylin, Patricia Hodge, Glenn Hurstfield, Joyce Hytner, Lord Inge of Richmond, Sir Adrian Montague, Lady Judge, Luke Meynell and Allen Sangines-Krause.