Board of Trustees

As a registered charity we comply with UK law governing charitable bodies. Oversight of the organization is provided by a board of trustees, elected by members at the Annual General Meeting held in March each year. The Chair is elected by trustees at a board meeting in May,  serves for a year and may stand for re-election the following year.

Trustees and Management

Kathryn Templeman – Interim Chair; Lead for Examinations

Kathryn has a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Management from the University of Bath. She is a musician and a  qualified music teacher, as well as a Dalcroze Certificate holder. She plays regularly as a violinist with OAE and other historical performance groups. She is currently the Principal of an International Baccalaureate World School in Denmark. In addition Kathryn also works for the IBO, as a school visitor, workshop leader and MYP examiner.

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Former Chair of Dalcroze UK, I have been a ballet and dance teacher throughout my career and currently teach at the Royal Ballet School. I am now the Society’s Treasurer.

Sandi Smith – Manager

Sandi is from Devon and has almost 30 years’ experience of working in finance and administration.Most recently, she worked at the University of Exeter where she was responsible for the research strategy for the College of Humanites and was also Deputy Director of College Operations. Here she and her team supported academics with grant applications, research budgets and events.Passionate about creativity, she performs stand up comedy at weekends and takes part in improvisational practices to develop confidence in stage presence.