Sarah Branquinho, Chair of Trustees
Sarah Branquinho is a businesswoman and became involved in founding Lotus Flower Trust after her son had a life-changing experience working on a school in the Himalayas with John Hunt. She is an active fund raiser for the Trust and visits projects in development whenever possible.
Erik Juul-Mortensen, a founding Trustee, has enjoyed a successful career in international business and is currently President of TFWA, a global trade association representing brands in the $60 bn international duty free and travel retail industry. The Association supports many charities and has funded several schools through Lotus Flower Trust. Erik is also on the board of three regional trade associations as well as on the Duty Free World Council.
Dr Ann Hunt
Dr Jamie Hill
Dr Jamie Hill was a VSO in Thailand as a school leaver before university and medical school; he served a short service commission as a doctor in the Royal Navy before entering General Practice in Scotland. Jamie has been able to contribute expeditionary medical experience to the Trust.
Richard Wollaston was formerly the senior partner of Wollastons. In the elite Leading Lawyers list, he is a consultant in the company’s corporate team, acting on company acquisitions and sales, reconstructions and commercial deals of all sorts. He was introduced to the charity by school friend Dr Jamie Hill and has a keen interest in the Himalayan region.
Sam Hart is a former army officer who now teaches at Winchester College. He took part in the School’s first expedition with the Lotus Flower Trust in 2010 and has since led two further expeditions. He has worked hard to develop the School’s relationship with the Trust, coordinating annual expeditions and fundraising efforts.