WHO WE ARE

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation’s principle objectives are to promote the arts, culture and heritage for the public benefit.

This Foundation was founded by Andrew Lloyd Webber in 1992 and is regulated by a Charitable Deed dated 5 April 1992. It was registered with the Charity Commission on 10 December 1992 and is listed in the Central Register of Charities as Registered Charity Number 1015648.

Since 2010, the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation has awarded nearly £14M to projects that focus on the enhancement of arts education and participation, improving access and increasing diversity across the arts, culture and heritage sector

Trustees

The Lady Lloyd Webber

Madeleine Lloyd Webber has over 20 years’ charitable trustee experience and is lead trustee on the board of The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, set up by her husband, Andrew Lloyd Webber, in 1992 to support the arts, culture and heritage for the public benefit.  She is also a founding trustee of the Music in Secondary Schools Trust. Madeleine is a passionate believer in giving young people a chance in artistic life and exposing them to professional arts training that can instil and enhance a wide range of life skills for a successful future.  She is Director and Vice Chairman of Really Useful Group and Really Useful Theatres Ltd. 

Madeleine is a former international three day eventer and owns Watership Down Stud near Newbury and Kiltinan Castle Stud in Tipperary. She is a Director of Newbury Racecourse, President of the Pony Club and a member of the Jockey Club.

L E Fennell

Louise Fennell worked for the designer Thea Porter in the 1970’s, was a photographer’s agent in the ’80s and since then she has run her own fashion business. She is also a novelist and screenwriter, living and working in London.
Louise is a patron of the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

P W Freedman

Dr S Thurley CBE

Dr. Simon Thurley is a leading architectural historian and Curator. Between 2003 and 2015 he was chief executive of English Heritage. Previously he ran the Museum of London and before that was Curator of the Historic Royal Palaces. He is a Senior Research fellow at the Institute of Historical research and visiting Professor of the Built Environment at Gresham College. Other appointments include non-executive director of the British Library and trustee of the Canal and River Trust. His books include The Building of England, Men from the Ministry, The Royal Palaces of Tudor England, Hampton Court Palace: a Social and Architectural History and Whitehall Palace. He writes for the Financial Times, Country Life and other journals and has presented many Television programmes.  He is an honorary member of the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and in 2012 was awarded a CBE for services to heritage. He lives in an 800 year old house in Norfolk with his wife, the historian Anna Keay, and two children.

M G Wordsworth

Mark Wordsworth is Executive Chairman of Really Useful Theatres and Chairman of The Really Useful Group and the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation.

Mark has been working with Andrew Lloyd Webber and The Really Useful Group of companies for the last 15 years, prior to which he spent 20 years in the City, primarily as a partner in a pan-European private equity business.

Registered Office

Sydmonton House
Burghclere
Newbury 
Berkshire RG20 9NJ

Auditors

RSM UK Tax and Accounting Ltd
Highfield Court. Tollgate
Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh
Hampshire  SO53 3TY

Bankers

Handelsbanken, Matrix House,
Basing View, Basingstoke
Hampshire  RG21 4FF

Solicitors

MacFarlanes LLP
20 Cursitor Street
London EC4A 1LT 

Charity Executive

Sarah Miller 
Sydmonton House 
Burghclere 
Newbury 
Berkshire RG20 9NJ

Charity Administrator

Georgina Land-Wilkins
Sydmonton House
Burghclere
Newbury
Berkshire  RG20 9NJ