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Professor Iain Cameron

IainCameron3Career: Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (since September 1999) and Head of the School of Medicine (since January 2004) at the University of Southampton. In August 2010, he was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. He studied Medicine at the University of Edinburgh and received postgraduate training in reproductive medicine in Edinburgh, Melbourne and Cambridge.

His clinical and research interests have included studies of the causes and treatments of menstrual disorders, the assessment of guidelines for the treatment of sub-fertility in primary care, and more recently, investigation of the maternal environment in early pregnancy and mechanisms underlying the developmental origins of adult disease.


Sir Geoffrey Rowland

sir_geoffrey_rowlandGeoffrey qualified as a barrister in 1970 and was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1993.  He held office in Guernsey successively as HM Comptroller (Solicitor General) 1992-99, HM Procureur (Attorney General) and HM Receiver General 1999-2002.  He holds honorary doctorates of laws from the University of Bournemouth (2006) and the University of Southampton (2009).

He was Deputy Bailiff of Guernsey 2002-05 and Bailiff from 2005 until March 2012.

Geoffrey is married with two sons.

Stella Gardener

Stella works for NHS Property Services, managing a number of properties in West Hampshire, Dorset and IOW. Prior to this she has worked in both acute and community hospitals in facilities management across Southern England.  Stella lives in Whiteparish, near Salisbury.



Michael Wilkins

Michael WilkinsRecently retired as Viscount of the Royal Court of Jersey (appointed 1981) and Judicial Greffier (appointed 1997);

Joint author of Jersey Insolvency Law and Asset Tracking, 5th Edition 2016

Business interests: Insolvency law; Dissemination of legal information; Strategic and performance management

Recreations: Literature, art, music, Arsenal FC, tennis, running

Professor Peter Smith

Peter_Smith_HeadshotPeter was appointed the representative of the University of Southampton on the Trustee Board in July 2011. Having obtained a PhD from the University of Aberdeen in 1980, he held a number of appointments at the University of Cambridge until 1992 when he moved to the United States. There, he held a variety of academic and related posts at institutions in the Massachusetts area before his appointment as Professor and first Director of the Institute for Life Sciences at Southampton in 2011. Peter has published widely on biomedical topics.


Professor Jonathan Cole

Jonathan studied medicine and undertook research in neuroscience in Oxford, London and Southampton, before being appointed consultant in clinical neurophysiology to Poole Hospital. He has published widely in neurophysiology and is also the author of five books on the experience of neurological impairment. He has been president of the British and secretary of the European societies in clinical neurophysiology. He is a visiting professor at Bournemouth University.


He is married with four daughters.

Angela Suggate

A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Certified Accountants, Angela was working in the oil and gas industry when her company was acquired by Vosper Thornycroft, based in Southampton.  She became Financial Controller of a Marine Services subsidiary of VT Group plc and remained with it when it was privatised and subsequently acquired by a US corporation.  She resigned in 2016 to seek new challenges.

Terry Madden

Chairman of Trustees

An electronics engineer by training, Terry was a director of VT Group plc until 2004.  Since then, he has been chairman of a number of companies in the engineering sector.

Terry is married with four daughters.

Terry became Chairman of the Trust at the end of April 2014.

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