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Our Trustees

HCT Group is very proud to have an experienced and diverse Board with a broad range of sector-specific skills

Board members are recruited from the open market based on the needs of the organisation. They are, collectively and individually, appraised regularly.  HCT also conducts periodic skills audits of our Board and Senior Executive team to ensure that we have the appropriate skill set in our governing team.  

The board meets regularly and has a maximum of 12 members, and are appointed for a period of three years.  Retiring directors may be reappointed for a second term of up to three years.

Register of Interests, Gifts and Hospitality

A register of Trustees' interests, gifts and hospitality is kept and is available on request from

Our Trustees


Christine Hewitt-Dyer CB

Appointed 2013 - 2nd term

Chair of Governance Committee

Christine is currently People Director for the National Church Institutions of the Church of England. Previously she was Director of People, Capability & Change at the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government, and prior to that HR Director at the Defence Science & Technology Laboratory, Ministry of Defence.

Her previous career involved HR roles at the Business Innovation & Skills Department; various Government science and innovation policy roles; and two years as Strategy Director at Acas. Christine is also a member of the Charity Next Board of the Whitehall & Industry Group.