Our Trustees and Staff

Chairman of the Board of Trustees:

David Lascelles, Earl of Harewood. Chairman of the Harewood House Trust (www.harewood.org) and British Academy Award winning film producer.


Pip Heywood: Editor of more than 300 films and documentaries for the BBC and other UK broadcasters

Robin Broadbank: Musician and ex-producer of Nimbus Records World Music Series

Mette Jacobsgaard: Lawyer and international development consultant

Prof Jan Andersson: Professor of analytical and environmental chemistry, University of Münster

Elsie Walker: International development specialist and former President of The Mountain Institute

Zara Fleming: Exhibition curator, consultant and lecturer specialising Tibetan, Himalayan and Mongolian art

Chief Executive:

Graham Coleman: Director of the Foundation's programmes since 1983, writer and film director. (See: Short Biography.)

Technical Team – UK & US:

Robert Chilton: Multilingual computing and IT trainer

Peter Le Blond: Database engineer

Andy Campbell: Interface developer

Senior Personnel at the Foundation’s Multimedia Archive and Digital Media Centre at the Central University of Tibetan Studies, Sarnath:

Namgyal Dorjee: Archive and Digital Media Centre manager

Geshe Lobsang Choedar: Scholastic consultancy liaison and data verification

Lobsang Palden: Videography, photography and partner network liaison