Our trustees

Our committed Board of Trustees is responsible for our governance and strategic direction  

Role of the trustees

Our committed trustees ensure that National AIDS Trust continues to successfully secure the rights of people affected by HIV and make lasting change. 

Together, our trustees:

  • Set and maintain our vision, mission and values
  • Develop strategy
  • Ensure accountability and compliance with the law
  • Maintain financial oversight
  • Select and support the Chief Executive

You can read the Trustees' Annual Report and Financial Statements here

Maintaining a strong board

Trustees are selected to ensure the charity is led by a strong board with a broad range of skills, expertise and experience.
Our trustees come from a wide variety of backgrounds and each has a strong interest in or experience of HIV. Between them, our trustees live and work in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

 Our current trustees are:

Professor Jane Anderson CBE (Chair)

Jane was appointed Chair of National AIDS Trust in 2016. Jane has extensive experience of HIV in the UK, having worked as a clinician and researcher in the field since the 1980s. She is currently consultant physician at Homerton University Hospital and holds honorary academic appointments at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry and at University College London. Having worked with Public Health England, NHS England and as a visiting Fellow of the King’s Fund, Jane has developed a deep understanding of the public policy aspects of HIV. Jane has board-level experience in charitable organisations, as a past chair of the British HIV Association as well as holding other trustee board positions. Jane is a Senior Founding Fellow of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management.

Kathleen Britain 

Gary Christie 

Stephen Crampton-Hayward 

Stephen chairs the Finance and General Purposes Committee of the National AIDS Trust. With a degree in Finance and Economics his career has focused on Charity Administration and Governance. He is currently Director of Finance and Corporate Services for WorldSkills UK, which promotes excellence in vocational training standards through competitions and large-scale careers events. Prior to this he was Managing Director of the Whitechapel Gallery, having worked primarily in arts charities through his over 25-year career, including the Serpentine Gallery, the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith and the Central School of Ballet.

In a voluntary capacity, Stephen is also currently Chair of the Board of Trustees of Discover Story Centre in East London and Deputy Chair and Treasurer of Paintings in Hospitals. 

Dr Valerie Delpech

Valerie is a public health specialist and epidemiologist and head of the national HIV surveillance at Public Health England. She trained in medicine in Australia and has extensive experience in communicable disease control and public health, policy development and prevention monitoring, with a particular interest in sexual health.

Valerie’s research interests have focused on better understanding the epidemiology of HIV and other STIs among most at-risk populations; monitoring the quality of HIV care and shaping effective policy change.

She is a committee member on a number of national and international research consortia, committees and professional bodies in relation to HIV and STI surveillance, prevention and policy and guideline development. She is co-chair of the European Testing Week and has been a Trustee for National AIDS Trust for the past 10 years.

James Dray

James is Partner at the Brunswick Group, where he leads the firm's practice in Global Health and Development. He joined Brunswick after earning a doctorate as a Commonwealth Scholar at the University of Oxford, where he also taught politics. He is currently the Chair of the Shakespeare Schools Foundation, a trustee at the Thomas Coram Foundation for Children (Coram), and a Director of the Coalition for Global Prosperity. 

Ceri Edwards

Ceri has spent the last 25 years working in the public and third sectors and is currently Director of People and Engagement at the Chartered Institute of Fundraising and a board member of the European Fundraising Association. 

He is a former BBC political producer, and started his campaigning career with human rights group Liberty. He has also worked for the Citizenship Foundation, Action for Children and the BBC Children in Need appeal. He has held senior communication and policy roles at London Councils, the Local Government Association and the People's Health Trust. 

He is a former volunteer and trustee at Switchboard LGBT, Survivors UK, Empty Homes Agency and AvMa, the charity for patient safety and justice. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Andrew Hochhauser QC

Andrew Hochhauser is a barrister at Essex Court Chambers, a Harmsworth Scholar and Bencher of Middle Temple, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Deputy High Court Judge. He specialises in commercial and employment litigation, with a substantial court and advisory practice. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Chair of Paintings in Hospitals, a Governor of the University of the Arts London and Chair of the Ethics Committee of the Courtauld Institute of Art.

Angelina Namiba

Angelina Namiba has lived with HIV for more than 2 decades and has worked in the HIV sector for over 17 years on different initiatives ranging from one to one support, treatment advocacy to managing service delivery.

Angelina is passionate about the sexual and reproductive health rights of women living with HIV and enabling good quality of life for young people living with HIV. Her special area of interest is HIV and pregnancy. Angelina is a trustee of SAFE Kenya, a patron of the National HIV Nurses Association, and a member of the Women's Network of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecology.

Peter Roscrow

Peter Roscrow is a chartered accountant and management consultant. He spent the majority of his career at Close Brothers Group creating a property fund management business which grew to have over £1 billion under management before leaving to set up his own property advisory business.

He is the former Chair of The Food Chain, a London based charity providing nutritional support to people living with HIV.

He was a non-executive board member of Viridian Housing Association, which subsequently merged to form Optivo, and chaired their Finance & Treasury Committee until October 2018. He also volunteers at other north London charities and community groups including a community radio station.

The full Board of Trustees meets four times a year. Trustees and independent members of our
committees are unpaid but may claim expenses incurred performing their duties.