Meet the Trustees

Members of the Trust

  • George Lambrick

    George Lambrick holds a degree in History from Oxford University, and is a freelance archaeology and heritage consultant, having previously been Director of the British Council for Archaeology. For many years he worked for the Oxford Archaeological Unit, and was responsible for the archaeological survey of the Rollright complex from 1981-1986, which was published as an English Heritage monograph. He was also involved with planning the restoration of the Devil’s Quoits henge circle in Oxfordshire. His other interests include wood-working, walking and gardening.

  • David Shirt

    David Shirt holds a BSc and Doctorate from London University and is a Fellow of the Zoological Society, a naturalist with experience of ecological site surveying and producing management recommendations for the National Trust (inc. Avebury) and potential SSSI’s. He is also an archaeologist and astronomer interested in landscape history, megalithic sites and archaeo-astronomy.

  • Gill Hey

    Dr Gill Hey is an archaeologist who has worked for Oxford Archaeology for over 20 years.  She has a particular interest in the Neolithic and Bronze Age and has excavated and reported on a number of sites of that period and also written articles about the Neolithic of the Thames Valley and its catchment area.  In particular she is the project manager of the Yarnton landscape project, the Whiteleaf Hill Archaeological Project and is one of the co-directors of the Oxford Archaeology/Oxford University Dorchester Project.  She also excavated in Peru for a number of years.

    Gill is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, Honorary Secretary of the Royal Archaeological Institute, the National Trust Consultant for its Stonehenge Estate and is on the Council of the Prehistoric Society.

    Outside archaeology, Gill is a keen mountaineer (she hopes!!), loves the theatre and sings in a local choir.

  • Mike Howes

    Mike Howes became involved with the Rollright Trust when Dohn Prout, his brother-in-law and our former site manager, died. He volunteered to help out, principally with the finances, effectively in memory of Dohn.
    Until Mike retired 8 years ago, had an accountancy practice based in Chipping Norton, which he had built up over 38 years. For 8 years he worked as a councillor for West Oxfordshire. He is now principally involved in the Chipping Norton Rotary Club, of which he is a past president, is a Trustee of the Lawrence Home Nursing Team, a member of the committee of the Chipping Norton Royal British Legion and a member of the two Chipping Norton Probus Clubs.

  • Sarah Withey

    Sarah has recently joined the Trust.

  • Robin Smitten

    Robin has recently joined the Trust.


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