Kathryn Gee has recently resigned as Chief Executive of MLA West Midlands, the regional council for museums, libraries and archives, to set up her own business in the cultural sector. She worked for many years in the South West, latterly as an independent consultant with clients including the National Trust and English China Clays PLC. In 1990 she became Chief Executive of the West Midlands Regional Museums Council which merged with The Libraries Partnership West Midlands in 2003 to form MLA West Midlands. She has not undertaken any political activity in the past five years.
Doug Hulyer is an advisor on communications and learning for the environment. Before this, he pursued a career in nature conservation with the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, serving progressively as the WWT's Head of Education, Director of Education and Public Affairs, and then as its Director of Conservation Programmes & Development (1984 to 2005). During this period he served as Project Director for the £16 million London Wetlands Centre. In 2002, he became a Council Member of English Nature and in 2006 a Board member of Natural England. He has not undertaken any political activity in the past five years.
Christopher Woodward is Director of the Holbourne Museum of Art where he has been instrumental in obtaining over £4 million funding for the restoration, extension and upgrading of its building. Before this, he has held curator level posts at the Sir John Soane's and the Building of Bath Museums. In 2001, he published 'In Ruins', the acclaimed study on the effect ruined places have had on artists and writers over the centuries. He has not undertaken any political activity in the past five years.