MASTER AND WARDENS
Dr Elizabeth Nodder
Master of The Salters' Company 2021
Elizabeth Nodder was elected to the Livery in 2003. She was educated at Benenden, Haileybury and then read medicine at Selwyn College Cambridge, gaining a degree in History of Art in her 3rd year.
She completed her medical studies at Magdalen College, Oxford, and went on to follow her father’s footsteps as a General Practitioner, training with Dr Chris Anderson near Cambridge. She was a rural GP in Dorset until 2017 and continues to work as a GP appraiser and examiner for the Royal College of GPs. She has been a member of the Almshouse Committee and the Salters’ Institute Board.
She has just moved to Cornwall with her husband Charles to have more time for her hobbies which include sailing, needlework, tennis and learning to play the oboe. She has two children, one of whom, Susie, was made a member of the Livery, on Election Day last year, 24 June 2019.
Ms Timandra Nichols
Upper Warden of The Salters' Company 2021
Timandra Nichols was brought up in London, living above the Salters’ Company's temporary home in Portland Place, when her father, Bill Nichols, was Clerk. She joined the Livery in 2011 and became Renter in 2015. Timandra is currently Chair of the Charities Committee. She attended North London Collegiate School before reading English Language and Literature at Liverpool University; she has an MA in Visual Culture from the University of Northumbria and is a Fellow of the RSA.
Timandra was a founder director of Arts&Heritage, an arts agency that forges collaborations between contemporary artists and heritage organisations to bring to light the narratives, atmosphere and architecture of histories and place. [www.artsandheritage.org.uk]. She has led two national arts organisations as Chief Executive – Axisweb, the online resource for contemporary art and the National Glass Centre in Sunderland. In the public sector she has worked for Arts Council England and as an arts officer for both Northumberland and Hampshire County Councils.
Timandra has three sons – Richard, Tom and Alastair, who are all Liverymen and a daughter Holly, who is a Freeman. They are all doing their best to add to the Salters’ family by providing her with 12 grandchildren who keep her busy in her spare time! At other times she can often be found gardening, reading, researching family history or as a volunteer giving guided tours of Salters’ Hall as part of the Public Programme of the Salters’ Company.
Mr John Franklin
Second Warden of The Salters' Company 2021
John Franklin was born in Brisbane and read English at the University of Southern Queensland, where he met his wife Kim. Having worked in various schools in Australia and the UK, John was appointed Head of Ardingly College in 1998 and then Head Master of Christ’s Hospital in 2007. Since retiring in 2017, he has served as a governor of a number of independent schools and as an HMC mentor for new Heads.
John was elected to the Livery by redemption in 2016, became Renter in 2017 and joined Court in 2018. He has been a member of the Salters’ Institute Board since 2015, served on the Charities Committee in 2019/20 and became Chairman of the Members & Communications Committee in June 2020. He is also currently the editor of the Annual Review.
John and Kim live in Sussex with their two dogs. In their spare time, they enjoy gardening, walking, reading, cooking, travel and the theatre.
Mr Matthew Previte
Renter of The Salters' Company 2021
Matthew Previte was admitted to the Freedom by Redemption in 2007 and elected to the Livery in 2010.
He was educated at Wellington College, read Law at Sussex University and holds an MBA from Imperial College Management School. He initially followed in his father’s footsteps (His Honour Judge John Previte QC – retired – elected Liveryman 1964) as a Barrister-at-law, Inner Temple, but subsequently embarked on a career in the City. Matthew has worked at a number of financial institutions including Standard Chartered Merchant Bank, Goldman Sachs International, WestLB and Nomura International; always with a focus on the credit markets. He is currently a Managing Director at Cantor Fitzgerald Europe.
Married to Elizabeth with two daughters (Grace and Annabel) and a son (Thomas) he is a keen skier and likes to stay fit by running and cycling. More recently he has taken up yoga and stand up paddle boarding. Matthew’s association with the Company results from Jack Beausire (Master in 1968) having introduced his godson (John Previte) to the Company in the 1960s. Matthew has been fortunate to have been able to represent the Company a number of times in a nautical capacity at the Great Twelve Inter-Livery Sailing Challenge and at numerous rowing events, including the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee River Pageant and various Lord Mayor's Flotillas.