Bella the dog
Anthony Sargent CBE
Anthony studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oxford then worked for 15 years in BBC Radio and TV; as Artistic Projects Director at London’s Southbank Centre; as Birmingham City Council’s Head of Arts; back at the BBC for their nationwide multi-platform Millennium Music Live; at Sage Gateshead as founding General Director, at Luminato Festival Toronto as CEO and currently Interim Director of Toronto’s Koffler Centre of the Arts.
A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personal and Development Ros has worked in Human Resources for over 30 years across a diverse range of companies within the private and public sectors. She brings to the trust a strong commercial business knowledge, combined with common sense, empathy and a dry sense of humour.
Professor Graham Farmer
Graham has been a resident of Summerhill for 30 years and was one of the founding members of the Summerhill Trust Board. He is a qualified architect with a background in public and private practice and is currently Professor of Architecture at Newcastle University where he was also Head of the Architecture Department between 2010 and 2020.
Phil Hodes has has worked in Mental health in the North East for over 30 years. He has been living in Summerhill since 2015 and likes nothing better than to amble about the city finding more about its rich heritage. He joined the board to help make Summerhill Pavilion and Gardens a thriving community resource that is welcoming to all.