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The affairs of the museum are controlled by a Board of Trustees, which meets quarterly.

Our current trustees are:

  • Sharon Goddard (Chair)
  • Vanessa Trevelyan (Deputy Chair)
  • Simon Dukes
  • Jon Pattle
  • Nigel Macpherson (representative of Abbot’s Hall Trust)
  • Cllr Linda Baxter (representative of Stowmarket Town Council)
  • Clare Barlow
  • Jon Brighton
  • Simon Hooton
  • Melinda Appleby
  • Anne Harrison (Company Secretary and Treasurer)
  • Alex Butler-Zagni
  • Jenny Cousins (Museum Director)

The Food Museum is a Company Limited by Guarantee (CLG) with charitable status. The museum has a wholly-owned subsidiary, the Stowmarket Museum Trading Company Limited.