Friday, 19 January 2018
THE River & Rowing Museum has appointed a new chairman of trustees.
David Worthington will replace the current chairman Paddy Nicoll in March.
Mr Worthington, who will move to the town later this year, is a long serving trustee of the London Transport Museum, a governor at Ravensbourne College and past chairman of Creative and Cultural Skills, a charity which gives young people opportunities to work and learn in the creative industries.
Mr Worthington is a regular attendee of the Thames Traditional Boat Festival and owns a pre-war motor yacht with his wife Kenna.
He said: “I am particularly keen to expand the museum’s work within the local and wider community, building on our excellent relationships with Henley Town Council and the surrounding district councils.
“It is essential we extend the diversity and reach of the Museum’s education work.”
Ludo Keston, chief executive of the museum, welcomed Mr Worthington to the role.
He added: “I want to thank Paddy Nicoll, the current chair, who stands down after a successful five-year term in the role, the trustees are extremely grateful for all his work helping us to bring history and the arts to life in Henley.”
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