Our Trustees
Grant MacDonald

Chairman

Goldsmith, Silversmith and Designer. Started workshop in 1969 and situated on Bankside London for the last 40years. Retail outlet in Harrods Knightsbridge.

Antony Vanderpump

Vice-Chairman

Antony started working in the family silver business in Sheffield and London, he has also worked in jewellery retail in Switzerland and London. He currently he works in Hatton Garden in the jewellery supply business.

Julie Griffin

Charity Manager

Julie has worked in the jewellery industry for over 30 years, and is proud to be a Freeman of the Goldsmiths' Company.

Robert Preece

 

Robert is the Director of Finance of the Goldsmiths’ Company.  He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has held senior positions in the publishing, mining, property and housebuilding sectors.

Vicci Cox

 

Founding Director (1987) Cox + Power Designer Jewellers, Marylebone, London, and Freeman of the Goldsmiths' Company. Interests include all contemporary design from architecture through print and graphics to jewellery. I take every opportunity to enjoy the wild natural landscape and travelling abroad especially by sea

Ian Thomson

 

Ian has worked in the jewellery industry for 50 years as a coloured stone merchant and is a live member of the Gemmological Association having served on their committee for many years. He has been proud to serve on the Council and Executive Committee of the Silversmiths Charity for at least 35 years.

Ben Poulsom


Ben set up Pure Imagination Jewellers on 2013. Then in 2015, alongside this, he launched The Society of British Jewellers, with the aim to make it easy for knowledge and skills
to be shared within the industry. The Society now has an official membership offering benefits to those that join. Ben now works at the bench creating bespoke pieces of jewellery, and is a proud supporter of the Charity.

Richard Jarvis

 

Following a distinguished career as the Managing Director of Garrard, The Crown Jewellers and then Thomas Goode Ltd., Richard established his own business in 1999 to pursue a passion for designing, creating and sourcing fine silver. As a Freeman and Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, Richard Jarvis of Pall Mall is not only known for collaborating with Britain’s leading silversmiths, but is also renowned for its own award winning collections.

 
Zoe Hill

 

Zoe worked for Elizabeth Gage for 30 years running the business side of the company.

John Bowles

 

John spent 23 years with Garrard the Crown Jewellers, the last 35 years running his own Company specialising in Major Sport Trophies.

David Marshall

A British Jewellery trade promoter working hard to promote and grow fine British made jewellery.

 

 

Gary Williams

Director of Presman Mastermelt and Chairman of the Hatton Garden BID.

Gary is an energetic and enthusiastic supporter of the Jewellery trade. He started his Jewellery career in 1972, as a sales representative for a small Jewellery wholesaler. Over the following years his roles have included 30 years as Sales Director of award winning, bridal manufacturer Brown & Newirth, ownership of retail Jewellery stores and Chairman of the British Jewellers’ Association. Gary originally initiated and sat on the unification committee, which eventually joined the two trade associations (NAJ & BJA) to become the National Jewellers’ Association

Kerry Gregory

Kerry, Director of Gemmology Rocks. She has over 20 years experience in the jewellery and pawnbroking industry, and now runs her own Gemmology School and Industry Consulting business, and is an active member of the gemmological, jewellery, pawnbroking and valuing 

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