The Cornelius Foundation is a non-for-profit Company Limited by Guarantee. It is governed by a Board of Trustees and supported by an Advisory Committee.
Board of Trustees
Marianne Magnin (Chair) – Senior corporate experience with Royal Dutch Shell and PwC. Strategist. Art Entrepreneur. Art philanthropy and pro bono roles. Writer. French.
Boryana Stambolova (Treasurer) – Senior finance executive with over 20 years of international experience including governance, funding, planning, appraisal and reporting, working for blue chip corporations and complex JVs. Anglo-bulgarian.
Apoorva Chandra – HR Director for Prudential’s Group Head Office. Wealth of experience in strategy, change and human capital. Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting, Master’s degree in HR and Organisational Development. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development. Indian.
David Gardiner – CEO in the IT sector. Expert strategist in knowledge sharing and information management. British.
Samallie Kiyingi – Lawyer (Deutsche Bank, Clifford Chance). Trustee at Gasworks. Tate patron, member of the Africa Acquisitions Committee. Australian.
Steve Mottershead – Leadership roles for large corporations including Shell and Mercedes-Benx. Entrepreneur: start-up SME owner & manager. Management consultant specialising in business turnaround. British.
Jeanne Privat – Retired business owner in the luxury industry (5th generation). Fundraiser (Les Grands Ateliers de France…). Member of Synopia, a think tank promoting best governance. French.
Valentine Snell – Art Collector. Philanthropic interest in theatre, opera and visual arts. Member of the Donmar Warehouse and Globe Theatre. Founding Member of London Network for Human Right Watch. American.
Jenny van Droogenbroeck – Retired professor of sciences. Post-graduate research in physiology (CNRS, Sorbonne University). French.
Diana Watson – Grants officer for philanthropic organisations including Bloomberg, FIA Institute and the Merchant Taylors’ Company. Academic background in English Literature and an interest in theatre and the performing arts. British.
Watch our treasurer Boryana Stambolova discuss her experience serving on the board of The Cornelius Arts Foundation.