Nadia, Lady Plumbly, Chairman

Egyptian wife of British Ambassador to Cairo 2003-2007; graduated from AUC; taught at AUC and in London; worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York 1992-1996; patron of the Levantine Foundation.

Barbara Heller, Company Secretary

Director of the Werner Forman Archive and Opus Publishing, publisher of titles about Ancient Egypt. One of the organisers of the 1985-6 UK exhibition of Wissa Wassef tapestries.

Noel Rands, Treasurer

Secretary of the British Egyptian Society. Former Banker and Director of a Hong Kong contemporary art gallery.

Professor Doris Behrens-Abouseif, BA PhD

Nasser D. Khalili Professor, Department of Art and Archaeology, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Author of numerous books on Islamic and cultural history.

Christina Carey

Strong ties with Egypt established as daughter of the British Ambassador to Egypt (1979-1985). Research assistant at the Werner Forman Archive 1980-1983. Governor of Fox Primary School.

Sandra Mackenzie Smith

Lived and worked in Egypt for many years between 1968 and 1987, first for the Foreign Office and then as British Council wife.

The Lady Parkinson, DL

Member of the National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) from 1966. Now a Vice president of NADFAS and one of the organisers of the 1985-86 UK exhibition of Wissa Wassef Tapestries.