New Chair of Chiswick House Trust

Sir Derek Myers has been appointed Chair of the Chiswick House and Gardens Trust. His background is public service, having worked in local government, including three years as Chief Executive at London Borough of Hounslow, and thirteen years in that role at Kensington and Chelsea.
Sir Derek is new to  the world of historic houses and said on his appointment:
“I am pleased to be joining the Trust to work with all those who can help Chiswick House, as it approaches its 300 anniversary, to be recognised as the most beautiful, and most useful, Grade 1 listed House and Gardens in London.”