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.

Conservation Officer

Emma Suckling - Maternity Leave April 2023-24

Emma Suckling 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

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. He works on a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Conservation Officer

Ffion Jones

Ffion JonesFfion Jones started work with the Trust in August 2019 covering Maternity Leave until January 2021 and returned to the Trust in November 2021 as Conservation Officer.

In between her WMT stints, Ffion worked as a National Listing Adviser at Historic England, where in addition to designation casework, she worked on Local Listing and Inclusive Heritage projects. Before joining the charity, she worked as a Conservation Officer at a local planning authority in Cambridgeshire. She has a degree in History of Art from the University of Warwick and a Postgraduate Diploma in Building History from the University of Cambridge. She is passionate about local heritage and conserving the historic environment using traditional methods. Her work ensures that war memorials are sympathetically repaired so that the fabric of the memorial, as well as the individuals commemorated on war memorials, are preserved for future generations.

Ffion provides Technical Advice through casework and managing grant projects. Ffion is based remotely from the London office and can be contacted on 07419 991 661 or ffion@warmemorials.org.

Public Engagement Officer

Brogan Warren

Brogan Warren © Duncan Soar 2017Brogan Warren 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. In 2019 her job title changed again to Public Engagement Officer to reflect a restructure in the charity.

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.  


Alice Hollingsworth-Hallett

Alice Hollingsworth-HallettAlice Hollingsworth-Hallett started working at the Trust in April 2023 as the Administrator.

Before joining the Trust, Alice completed a BA degree in International Politics and Intelligence Studies where she focused on propaganda in wars and periods of violence and how politics and memory interact – which included war memorials. Following this, Alice undertokk a MA in International Relations where she focused on femicide, international law and how the heritage sector can inform contemporary issues.

While undertaking these degrees, Alice has worked frontline in the customer service industry and volunteered as the Regional Representative for the South-East for Amnesty International. Both of which have solidified Alice’s interests in working in the heritage sector; as well as maintaining the logistics of a charity.

Alice is the first point of contact for the charity. She can be contacted on 020 7233 7356 or alice@warmemorials.org.


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