Trustees

Dr Eleanor J Brown BSc(Hons) MSc PhD FGS FRGS

Eleanor was appointed to the Board of Trustees in 2020.
Eleanor has professional experience in geoscience and heritage conservation, and is a civil servant working in the natural environment sector. Eleanor is an editorial board member of two geoscience journals, and is also a former trustee of a geoscience association.

Nick Dodson BA(Hons)

Nick Dodson was appointed to the Board of Trustees in 2009.
Nick has an extensive business experience including ownership and operation of two private main line charter train companies. He has been involved in the construction and operation of private and public miniature railways and is currently Chairman of the Heywood Society. In semi-retirement Nick operates his rail media company providing transport related research and programming for broadcasters.

Trevor S Nall

Trevor was appointed to the Board of Trustees in 2002 and was Chairman of the Trust between 2004 and 2016.
Trevor retired from a successful engineering company as Managing Director. Trevor is also the Chairman of the Groudle Glen Railway in the Isle of Man.

Timothy E Pennock BEng(Hons) MSc cfs(g) MIET

Timothy was appointed to the Board of Trustees in 2009 and is the Trust's Chairman.
Timothy has professional experience in systems engineering and project management. Timothy has extensive experience in the construction and operation of miniature railways. He has also has experience in restoring historic steam locomotives. Timothy is a former aircrew instructor with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Timothy is a Chief Engineer for a global aerospace company.

Dr Henry F Winstanley MA(Cantab) MSc DPhil

Henry was appointed to the Board of Trustees in 2019 and is the Trust's Head of Finance.
Henry has professional experience in civil and structural engineering, project finance, and academia. Henry is a Director of a UK property company.