Chairman of the Executive Committee. A local resident since 1989 and
a committee member
since 1995, James is
active in all areas of BRA committee involvement. He has spearheaded the campaign on behalf of the Chelsea Barracks scheme, which has resulted in the developers reviewing their plans to be more in keeping with the area.
Vice Chairman, Treasurer and Member of the Executive Committee. A former corporate finance executive, Carl also
served for eight years as Warden of St. Peter’s Eaton Square. He is currently Managing Director of Friends of Music at St. Peter’s Eaton Square, producer of the Eaton Square Concerts.
Torben specialises in leasehold enfranchisement and runs Membership for the BRA. Originally from Denmark, Torben is a private investor in leasehold properties and previously resided in Singapore and Malaysia before settling in Belgravia.
Secretary & Membership
Lawyer and investment banker, Helene is now a full time mother. She has been on the committee for 10 years and is secretary. Helene is responsible
for organising meetings, processing minutes and co-ordinating events such as the Annual Garden Party as well as Membership and the Hanging Basket scheme.
Architect Randa Hanna leads the planning team of the committee and is a key player in working with the Qatari Government and Westminster City Council to represent residents’ objections and working to achieve an architectural solution acceptable to the majority. Her team also reviews all the planning applications submitted in Belgravia.
Member of the Executive Committee and Planning Committee. Formerly an investment banking executive, Sandra is currently Trustee and Treasurer of a Charity involved with young people and the Chairman of the Friends of Francis Holland.
A resident for eighteen years and a committee member for eleven, Caroline is Social Secretary and co-ordinates the Annual Garden Party and the AGM.
Environment & Parking
Charles Oliver has served on the committee for more than 10 years and handles parking and traffic issues. He is the liaison between the BRA and the Belgravia / Knightsbridge Committee of which he is a member.
A director of his own Property Company, Charles and his family are Ebury Street Residents.
Sara’s advertising and marketing background helped in revamping the website which
she manages. Sara has instigated several ongoing campaigns which include the Great People series (started Nov.2010), the Photography Competition, and more recently the Historic House Tours.
James Vallance White
London Forum and Hyde Park
A Belgravia resident for forty years, James was, until 2002 head of the Judicial Office of the House of Lords. James’s BRA responsibilities involve working with Hyde Park and London Forum.
A former career army officer, Anthony is both a BRA committee member and also a key member of the Victoria Interchange Group and our representative on this important large scale project in Victoria. He is a former Chairman of the Conservative Party’s Knightsbridge and Belgravia Association.
Victoria Coach Station, Hanging Baskets & Traffic
Shirley is a longstanding member of the committee and has been resident since 1979. Shirley is the BRA’s liaison with the management of the Victoria Coach Station and Transport for London. She co-ordinates, and originated, the ‘Hanging Basket Scheme’ with Westminster City Council for Ebury Street.