Marcus Binney, OBE, is Chairman of SAVE Europe's Heritage and the author of numerous articles, books and reports on architecture and conservation. After writing for many years on architecture at Country Life, he is now the architecture correspondent of The London Times.
John Harris, OBE, is a leading architectural historian and played a crucial role in the growth of the Royal Institute of British Architects drawings collection and the establishment of the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal and the Heinz Architecture Centre in Pittsburgh.
Kit Martin has rescued and restored nine large country houses in the UK, and converted them as individual houses and cottages for families to live in. These include Dingley Hall, Northamptonshire, Burley-on-the-Hill, Rutland, Gunton Hall, Norfolk, Callaly Castle, Northumberland in England, and Cullen House Banffshire and Tyninghame, East Lothian in Scotland.
David Roberts is a solicitor with international experience in charity work and has set up a series of highly successful trust companies.
The Duke of Segorbe has rescued dozens of old houses in the historic quarter of Seville from decay, adapting them as low rent apartments. He is also restoring the large 16th century Tavera Hospital in Toledo, which is now open to the public and serving as a repository for family archives.
Baron Sweerts de Landas-Wyborgh worked in the property field before setting up his own business specialising in garden ornaments and is now restoring his own house and extensive gardens.
The founder sponsor of SAVE Europe's Heritage is Andersen Consulting.
The Victorian Society and SAVE Britain's Heritage have issued joint Judicial Review proceedings with the aim of saving the Grade II listed Edwardian Jessop Hospital building from demolition, that was granted to the University by Sheffield City Council.
As its future once again hangs in the balance, SAVE and Graham Frecknall Architects unveil alternative plans which would retain the majority of the historic hospital buildings.