Marcus Binney, CBE Hon FRIBA, is Chairman of SAVE Europe's Heritage and the author of numerous articles, books and reports on architecture and conservation. He wrote for many years on architecture at Country Life magazine and was also the architecture correspondent of The Times.
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.