Nicholas Robinson (Chair & Co-founder)

Nick is Headmaster of King’s College School in Cambridge, and helped Katharine Kent to launch Future Talent in November 2004. Music has always been a major part of Nick’s life.  He enjoys singing and orchestral conducting and he has founded two orchestras for young musicians, one in Sussex and one in London.  In his present job [...]

Gregor Bamert

Gregor joined Aviva Investors as Head of Real Estate Finance Origination In 2015.  Prior to joining Aviva Investors, Gregor spent 14 years at Barclays where he held a number of roles in both investment and corporate banking.  He has worked on capital markets, financing and advisory transactions across Europe and South Africa.  Gregor previously worked [...]

Charles Beer

Charles Beer was for twenty years a partner at KPMG, specialising in taxation. He is now a consultant to KPMG and a number of other organisations. Music has always been an important part of Charles’s life. He is a keen amateur pianist and singer, with a passion for early and baroque music. Music is also [...]

David Butler

An honours history graduate from Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, David has a lifelong passion for the power of words and narrative aligned with elegant design and brands and is currently Managing Director of Loxley &Co, a specialist brand, communication and commercial consultancy. Previously he has worked internationally with some of the world’s leading brands and [...]

Cassie Chadderton

Cassie is passionate about making sure all children are able to explore and develop their talent in music and is very happy to be working with Future Talent to develop a new generation of musicians drawn from every part of our society. As Director of Media and Stakeholder Relations for Arts Council England, Cassie has [...]

Khosro Ezaz-Nikpay

Khosro Ezaz-Nikpay is Managing Director of two start-up companies: Zendegii Ltd is focused on developing health insight and providing consumers with products around their personal nutrition and beauty needs. Enjoin Partners, is focused on innovative talent search and development, providing companies with access to expert networks, counselling, and top resources. Before embarking on his entrepreneurial [...]

Francesca Filippino Pinto

Francesca is General Manager for Christie’s South Kensington, responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the auction house.  Established in 1975, Christie’s South Kensington holds over 60 sales a year, offering more than 20,000 lots in a wide variety of categories – from contemporary art to furniture, Asian and Islamic art to Victorian and Impressionist [...]

Katharine Kent (Co-founder)

Katharine Kent studied music for five years in Oxford after leaving school.  She has a long term and ongoing involvement with the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, and was one of the initial trustees of Youth Music when it was launched 10 years ago. Katharine also has a passionate interest in Aldeburgh Music [...]

Glenn Manoff

Glenn is currently Executive Director of iRights, a movement to make the Internet a better and more empowering place for the young.  For 20 years, he has held senior roles in communications, social business, public policy and brand development. At O2 & Telefonica, he was Director of Social Business & Sustainability for Europe and Director [...]

Alexandra Whiston-Dew

Alexandra is a solicitor at Mishcon de Reya with a broad range of experience advising on contentious and non-contentious matters focussed around her specialism in commercial litigation, active reputation management and media law for high net worth individuals and companies.    

Jonathan Worsley

Jonathan Worsley, Chairman of Bench Events, is one of the founders and co-organisers of leading conferences for the hotel investment industry in Berlin, Dubai, Moscow, Istanbul, Addis Ababa, Nairobi, Casablanca, London and the recently launched Global Restaurant Investment Forum in Dubai. Jonathan sits as a shareholder and board director of STR Global, a global benchmarking [...]