War Memorials Trust



Frances Moreton

Frances Moreton © Duncan Soar 2017Frances Moreton started work with the Trust in January 2003 as Administrator before moving on to become Trust Manager, then Director.

She joined the Trust following a year’s travelling prior to which she worked in the sports media field. The two diverse career paths are linked by academic qualifications; a BA War Studies from King’s College, London and an MBA (Football Industries) from the University of Liverpool.

Frances' role as Director sees her having responsibility for the running of the Trust. She can be contacted on 020 7834 0200 or frances@warmemorials.org.

Learning Officer

Carlie Silvey

Carlie Silvey © Duncan Soar 2017Carlie Silvey joined the Trust as Learning Officer in May 2017.

Prior to working for War Memorials Trust, Carlie obtained a degree in Primary Education (with a focus on maths and history) from Canterbury Christ Church University. After graduating in 2008, Carlie spent 7 years teaching in a primary school in West Sussex. The creative curriculum the school adopted allowed Carlie to use historical periods, events and people as a key focus for the children’s learning. Upon leaving the school, Carlie worked in a number of West Sussex primary schools as a supply teacher and also spent some time working for the trade union UNISON. Carlie is delighted to join War Memorials Trust as her role will allow her to combine her interest in history and the importance it plays in understanding the present and the future, alongside her passion for educating young people.

Carlie is responsible for delivering the Trust’s Learning Programme, which provides resources and advice for schools and youth groups carrying out work linked to the Trust’s aims. She is the main point of contact for enquiries regarding the Learning Programme and education. She can reached on 020 7834 0200 / 07410 441397 or carlie@warmemorials.org

Conservation Officer

Emma Suckling

Emma Suckling (nee Nelson) started working at the Trust in June 2010 as one of our Conservation Officers.

Before joining the Trust Emma spent two years working as a Conservation Officer for Eastbourne Borough Council before being accepted onto English Heritages work based Historic Environment Traineeship. She has a degree in Classics and Archaeology from the University of Kent. Her role at the Trust combines her interest and skills in history, planning and conservation.

Emma initially administered the Grants for War Memorials scheme then funded by English Heritage and The Wolfson Foundation and managed the Trust's non-grants casework. She now provides Technical Advice through casework and supporting grant projects. Emma is based remotely from the London office and can be contacted on 07421 994 657 or emma@warmemorials.org.

Conservation Officer

Peter Lloyd

Peter Lloyd © Duncan Soar 2017Peter Lloyd started working at the Trust in April 2015 as a Conservation Officer.

Before joining the charity Peter worked as a self-employed Historic Building Consultant and Technical Author. Previous to this, he worked at a large multi-disciplinary consultancy in Durham as Architectural Technologist, Building Surveyor and Project Manager on a range of heritage projects. He went on to complete a Masters degree at The University of Birmingham's Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage in Historic Environment Conservation.

Peter initially managed the responses to the Grants Pre-application forms for all enquiries in England, Northern Ireland and Wales. He now provides Technical Advice through casework and supporting grant projects. Peter is based remotely from the London office and can be contacted on 07419 991 661 or peter@warmemorials.org.  

Conservation Officer

Andrew McMaster

Andrew McMaster © Duncan Soar 2017Andrew McMaster started working at the Trust in September 2015 as one of our Conservation Officers.

Before joining the Trust Andrew worked as an Architectural Heritage Consultant in Shanghai, prior to which he worked at Historic Scotland and Inverness City Heritage Trust. He holds an MSc in European Urban Conservation from the University of Dundee. His role at the Trust combines his interest and background in traditional building skills, the historic environment and conservation. 

Andrew initially focussed on managing grant schemes. He now provides Technical Advice through casework and supporting grant projects. Andrew is based remotely from the London office and can be contacted on 07419 134 243 or andrew@warmemorials.org.

Project Officer (War Memorials Online)

Brogan Warren

Brogan Warren © Duncan Soar 2017Brogan Warren (nee Higginbotham) started working at the Trust in March 2013 as the Administrator. She become Conservation Administrator in May 2014 and War Memorials Online Officer in September 2014.

Before joining the Trust, she was awarded a BA in History from the University of the West of England, which included a specialist study of war and memory, with an emphasis on war memorials. Brogan has previously volunteered at the SS Great Britain, thus her role at War Memorials Trust combines both her interest in history, remembering war and conservation.

Brogan is the first point of contact for War Memorials Online and works on the Trust's Public Engagement activity. She is based remotely from the London office and can be contacted on 07421 994 656 or brogan@warmemorials.org.  


Harry Morris

Harry Morris (c) WMT 2019Harry started working as the Trust's Administrator in January 2019. 

Before this he was awarded an MA in Early Modern History from the University of York and a BSc (hons) in International Relations and History from the London School of Economics, developing the interest in history and conservation that brought him to the Trust. Harry has also held administrative roles in the NHS and at a retirement services provider, making this role a good fit for his historical interest and administrative experience. 

Harry acts as the first point of contact for the charity, assisting members, supporters, custodians and the public with their enquiries. He can reached on 020 7834 0200 / 020 7233 7356 or harry@warmemorials.org.  


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