The Kew Guild Patron

Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra

Officers 2016-2017

President: Alan Stuttard (
President Elect: Jean Griffin
Vice-President: Peter Styles
Past-President: Tony Overland
Consultant Secretary: Sara Arnold (
Voluntary Treasurer: Linda Baharier
Honorary Membership Secretary: Sylvia Phillips
Journal Editor: Sparkle Ward
Events Officer: Pamela Holt (
Publicity and Promotions: Jean Griffin
Website Manager: Bob Ivison
Website Editor: Jonathan Rickards (
Archives Officer: Astrid Purton (

Committee Members (3 year terms)

Retire 2017

Peter Styles, Jim Mitchell, Stewart Henchie and Susan Urpeth.

Retire 2018

David Simpson, Jean Griffin, Harold (Graham) Heywood, Alex George.

Ex officio members

Kew Gardens representative: Richard Barley
Award Scheme Chair:  Chris Kidd
Kew Guild Medal: David Cutler

Student Committee representatives

  • Year 1: Sarah (Sal) Demain, Alex Little
  • Year 2: Eliot Barden
  • Year 3: Joe Clements


  • Professor David F Cutler BSc PhD DIC FLS
  • Professor Sir Ghillean T. Prance FRS MA Dphil FilDr FLS VMH
  • Dr. Colin Hindmarch PhD DipLD ( Newcastle) Dip Hort Kew
  • Martin Sands BSc FIBio FLS FRGS
  • John B E Simmons OBE MHort (RHS) FIHort CBiol FIBiol VMH
  • Richard Ward (Advisory Editor)

Website Editorial and Updates

If you have any photographs, news, articles or items of interest, it would be great to hear from you. Please contact Jonathan at


Consultant Secretary & Communications Officer

Consultant Secretary and Communications Officer: Sara Arnold Tel: 07850 231497 Post: Kew Guild, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB