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The Queen's Hall is a charitable Trust governed by a Board of Trustee Directors.

As of April 2018, Board members are as follows.

Nigel Griffiths (Chair)

During his successful career in politics Nigel was MP for South Edinburgh and Deputy Leader of the House of Commons. Currently Chair of Nova Energy and Lean Green Fuel Solutions.

Stephen Allen

Head of Learning and Programmes, Museums of Scotland.

Stephen Brown

Former Director of Insurance, Bank of Scotland.

Peter Cannell

Chartered Engineer, Managing Director of My Edinburgh Life Ltd, and Managing Partner of Middlerig Properties, Scotland since 1981. A classical singer, both as soloist and as a member of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus.

Sally Dyson

Head of Digital Participation, Scottish Council of Voluntary Organisations.

Nicholas Groves-Raines

Managing Director of Groves-Raines Architects Ltd. Over thirty years’ experience in a wide variety of conservation and development projects and Conservation Accredited at Level A by the RIAS.

Grant Mackenzie

Heritage Project Manager, including The Kelpies, Falkirk.

Andrew Ormston

Culture & Education Consultant; former Director of Cultural Services in Lambeth.

Anna Poole, QC

Anna's main areas of legal practice at the bar are public law, judicial review, human rights, commercial and EU law. She studied law at Oxford University, became an advocate in 1998 and took silk in 2012. Prior to that she was First Standing Junior Counsel to the Scottish Government.  

Fiona Salzen

Chartered accountant and former Deloitte corporate finance partner with over 25 years’ experience advising clients on strategic and financial issues. Now carries out strategic consulting and acts as a mentor, providing hands-on advice and support to companies.

Allan Smith

Manager for Geoghegans Chartered Accountants.

Alister Steele

Chair of Our Power, a community benefit society established to enter the energy supply market with a specific aim of tackling fuel poverty. Also a Trustee of LAR Housing Trust which provides affordable below market rental accommodation, was appointed to the Board of Crown Estates Scotland (Interim Management) in May 2017 and is a Director of Social Bite Communities Ltd which is developing a new approach to the provision of temporary accommodation for homeless people in Edinburgh. Awarded the MBE in June 2014 for services to social housing and regeneration in Edinburgh. Appointed to the Board of Crown Estates Scotland (Interim Management).

Armida Taylor

Head of Development at the Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh for over 14 years with additional responsibility for managing the gallery’s finance and administration functions. Before joining the gallery, worked at Edinburgh College of Art and the Scottish Pre-school Play Association.

Donald Wilson 

Former Lord Provost of Edinburgh (2012-2017) and now Convener of Culture and Communities Committee, City of Edinburgh Council.