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.

Charity Team

Head of Fundraising

Vikki Thompson

Vikki Thompson © Duncan Soar 2017Vikki joined War Memorials Trust in October 2014.

Prior to this she worked at the Imperial War Museums looking after their Friends, Patrons and legacy schemes as well as overseeing fundraising appeals to the Friends and the general public. Vikki has also worked in fundraising based roles at the British Museum. She has a degree in Art and Art History from the University of Reading, and is particularly interested in the art and sculpture produced during the First and Second World Wars. 

Vikki is responsible for all of the Trust’s fundraising activity. She can be contacted on 020 7834 0200 or vikki@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.


Harry Morris

Harry started working for the Trust as the 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.


Conservation Team

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 funded by English Heritage and The Wolfson Foundation and managed the Trust's non-grants casework.

Emma undertakes casework and manages grant projects. She can be contacted on 020 7233 7356 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 manages the responses to the Grants Pre-application forms for all enquiries in England, Northern Ireland and Wales. He is based in Liverpool and undertakes site visits on behalf of the Conservation Team. Peter 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 manages grant schemes. He is based in London and undertakes site visits on behalf of the Conservation Team. He can be contacted on 020 7233 7356 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 she can be reached on 020 7233 7356 or brogan@warmemorials.org.  

Assistant Conservation Officer

Amy Reeves

Amy Reeves © Amy Reeves, 2018Amy Reeves started working at the Trust in June 2018 as Assistant Conservation Officer. 

Prior to this she completed a MA (Hons) in Mediaeval History at the University of St Andrews and more recently has been working towards an MSc in Historic Building Conservation at the University of Bath. Amy’s role at the Trust combines her passion for history and desire to protect heritage assets for future generations.

Amy is the first point of contact for casework enquiries including technical advice and general enquiries. She can be reached on 020 7233 7356 or amy@warmemorials.org.


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