Our Trustees

Our board of trustees is responsible for the charity’s strategic governance and comprises 11 people who live or work in Richmond.

They oversee all aspects of the charity including our almshouses, community and welfare grants and are also responsible for the charity’s historical endowed assets made up of our property and investments.

Trustee positions are voluntary, but travel expenses can be reimbursed. The board meets once every two months in Richmond. There are also regular meetings of the sub-committees: Finance Committee, Property Committee, Welfare Committee, Risk Management Committee and the Safeguarding Group.

Trustee positions are held for a maximum of three terms of four years each. When vacancies arise, they are usually openly advertised locally. For further information, please contact {snippet julietContactTel}.

Richmond Charities Trustee - Emma Halford

Emma Halford has lived in Richmond for 15 years. She is an insurance broker working for a property company in the West End and has also been sitting as a magistrate for over 10 years.

Emma became a Trustee in November 2019 and is a member of the Welfare Committee, the Property Committee and the Risk Management Committee.