The NHIG is run by a dedicated team of volunteers from the conservation and ironwork sectors.  The team is made up as follows:-

NHIG Trustees

  • Brian Hall ⋅ Chair:  Conservator, Hall Conservation
  • Andy Thearle ⋅ Secretary:  Blacksmith & ironwork restoration Ironart of Bath
  • Adrian Legge: Blacksmith & ironwork restoration and Senior Tutor in forgework, Herefordshire & Ludlow College
  • Bethan Griffiths: Ironwork design and consultancy, The Ironwork Studio
  • David James: Blacksmith & ironwork restoration, George James & Sons

NHIG Council

  • Chris Blythman ⋅ Vice Chair:  Tutor, Herefordshire and Ludlow College; blacksmith
  • Claire Nodder ⋅ Treasurer: Business Manager, Historic England
  • Proctor Taylor:  Graphic Designer, Rational Graphics 
  • Geoff Wallis:  Historic Metalwork Consultant
  • Matt Boultwood:  Designer, Blacksmith & Metals Conservator, Hall Conservation
  • Chris Topp: Director of Topp & Co, Blacksmith & Metals Conservator
  • Peter Meehan: Historic Metalwork Conservation Company (HMCC) Ltd.
  • Rhys Brookes: Conservation Architect, Harrison Brookes
  • Ian Harper: Heritage at Risk Architect, Historic England
  • Adrian Neilson: Senior Conservation Officer, Bath
  • Paul Ashmore: Blacksmith and ironwork restoration
  • Adam Greenwell: Blacksmith and tutor, Herefordshire & Ludlow College
  • Kate Jennings: Metals conservator, Heritage Blacksmith Partnership
  • Toby Petersen: Artist Blacksmith
  • Rowan Taylor: Blacksmith
  • Stacey Hibberd: Metals conservator, Heritage Blacksmith Partnership