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Chris has a background in audio-visual, but has dedicated himself to the preservation of Shorncliffe since 2005, in the process becoming an acknowledged expert on Shorncliffe and the Napoleonic Wars, joining the prestigious Peninsular War 200 Committee. He is consulted internationally on military subjects, both academic and in organising events.

Sue was Secretary initially of The Shorncliffe Redoubt Preservation Society, now The Shorncliffe Trust since 2007 to the present, and a Trustee since early 2013, helping maintain communications, carrying out research and supporting the Chairman and Trustees in the day to day running of the Trust.

Interested in history since childhood, educated to degree level obtaining a BA (Jt) Hons. Applied Social Policy and Sociology in 1992, and also an experienced family historian achieving the Higher Certificate in Genealogy awarded by the Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies Canterbury 2012.

Vince was treasurer of the Shorncliffe Redoubt Preservation Society from 2007-2013, and currently Membership co-ordinator and Trustee of the Shorncliffe Trust. Educated to degree level with a B.Sc. in Mathematics 1996 and Senior Database Analyst, expertise in Information Technology.

Steve Head is the Trust’s Lead for Education. He currently teaches within the offender learning sector and has had teaching roles within both the public and private sector over the last 12 years. Steve trained to be a teacher at the University of Greenwich and in 2015 was voted South East region Offender Learning Teacher of the Year by his students and peers. He has a passion for military history and in particular the Napoleonic wars and also the First World War, having spent many years researching his own military ancestors. He is currently studying for a BA in History at Birkbeck University of London.

Viv became familiar with the work of the Trust whilst in post as manager for Folkestone Town Centre Management and the Discover Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh tourism partnership.

With an appreciation for the huge potential the Shorncliffe project offers to local tourism and skills training and job creation; using her business planning expertise and network of contacts, Viv is constantly raising awareness of the project and the benefits it can bring to the District and is instrumental in delivering fundraising opportunities to further progress the aspirations of the Trust.