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Mark Stephens is Chair of the Contemporary Art Society. As a partner at FSI Law, he has undertaken some of the highest profile cases in the country in the areas of defamation and intellectual property. He contributes to the Radio 4 Quiz show “Points of Law” and was recently appointed by the Lord Chancellor to be a Champion for the Community Legal Service. He sits on the Editorial Board of “Copyright World” and the American Bar Association journal “Communications Lawyer”.
Javid Cante is Director – Finance at UBS AG. He has previously worked at Barclays Bank PLC as Internal Consultant for the Finance and Risk Team, and at KPMG LLP where he was Head of Business Unit Finance and Risk Compliance. He is a Trustee of the British Postal Museum and Archive/ Postal Heritage Trust.
Tommaso Corvi-Mora began working with contemporary art as a curator and writer, then in galleries in Milan and in Cologne. In 1996 he opened the Robert Prime Gallery with Gregorio Magnani featuring artists such as Angela Bulloch, Isa Genzken, and Jim Isermann. In 2000 he opened Corvi-Mora, now in Kennington, representing both British and international artists, including Dee Ferris, Dominique Gonzalez Foerster and Roger Hiorns.
Sarah Elson is an art historian and co-founder of Galatea Contemporary Art Advisors, a consultancy business that focused for over 10 years on the cultivation of collections for corporate and private clients. Independently, she collects, writes and offers instructive forums for education about contemporary art. She serves on several advisory committees, including the Princeton University Art Museum, where she and her husband established an International Artist in Residence program that will be launched in October. Sarah serves on the boards of Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina, the Friends of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, UK, and Bow Arts Trust, London. She is Chair of the Contemporary Art Society’s 2011 fundraiser, Material Worlds.
Antje Géczy is a jewellery designer and former fashion designer. Antje graduated from the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture Parisienne and then began a career in fashion design, ultimately working in the haute couture studio at Chanel. Antje is a serious collector of contemporary art and committed supporter of artists and the arts in general. In addition to her work with the Contemporary Art Society, she is a patron of the Whitechapel Gallery and Almeida Theatre. She is Chair of the Contemporary Art Society’s 2013 Annual Fundraising Gala, 'Wanderlust'.
David Gilbert is Chairman of FreeState and CultureLabel and the current Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee at the Contemporary Art Society. He is also a Director on the commercial boards at the Whitechapel Gallery and the Arts Council. Previously he was Group Chief Operating Officer for Dixons, the Managing Director of Waterstones and Currys, plus private equity chairmanships including German store Ihr Platz.
Zach Leonard is Managing Director, Digital, for The Independent and London Evening Standard titles of Lebedev Holdings. He has previously led digital for The Times and Sunday Times, and The Financial Times, launching FT.com’s subscription model in 2002. Before specialising in digital and social media, Zach developed his marketing expertise within New York advertising agencies and at Fidelity Investments, building interactive channels for clients and consumers.
Zach graduated cum laude in Art History from Harvard University and began his career in publishing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Zach led the PR and Publicity sub-committee for the Contemporary Art Society 2011 fundraiser.
Keith Morris is Chairman of Sabre Insurance Company and part owner of Binomial Group, its parent company. He has a number of roles within the insurance and finance sector including chairmanship of the Motor Insurers' Bureau, the body that compensates the victims of uninsured drivers, he serves on the Association of British Insurers General Insurance Council and the Financial Ombudsman Service industry steering group and until recently was a member of the Financial Services Authority Smaller Businesses Practitioner Panel. Keith and his wife Catherine Mason are keen supporters of the visual arts in the UK.
Cathy Wills is a contemporary art collector and long-standing advocate and supporter of artists and visual arts organisations nationally and internationally. Cathy studied History of Art at University of Manchester and completed a postgraduate degree in Enterprise and Management in the Creative Arts at the University of the Arts, London (UAL). She began her career in the arts in the 1970s working with Henry Lydiate at ArtLaw and founded the Lewis Johnson Gallery, of which she was the Director between 1978 and 1984. Cathy sat on the Board of Cornerhouse in Manchester for twenty years, standing down in 2004, and was a former Council Member of the North West Arts Board. Cathy is actively involved in numerous arts organisations, especially the Royal Academy’s Contemporary Circle and BFAMI (British Friends of the Art Museums of Israel), and is the founder of the Cecil Lewis Sculpture Scholarship for UAL and the Cathy Wills Sculpture Fund for the Contemporary Art Society. Cathy chairs the Collections Committee for the Contemporary Art Society.
Edwin Wulfsohn is Chairman of Stenham Group, a diversified wealth management business. He worked previously at Chase Manhattan Bank in New York, London and Johannesburg, and is former Chairman and co-founder of Trans Zambezi Industries Limited.
Edwin is a Trustee for the Caine Prize (a literary prize for African writers), Chelsea & Westminster Health Charity, the Chairmen's Forum and the Foundation for EntrepreneuriManagement, London Business School. Edwin is a keen collector of contemporary art.