Brian Roberts-Wray worked for Unilever for 25 years – principally in marketing and the overseas side of the business. Then, following 5 years with J. Walter Thompson as a Vice President - International, he joined the voluntary sector as Director of Fundraising for Marie Curie, where he remained until retirement in 1995.
Brian is a Fellow of the Institute of Fundraising. In retirement, he undertook freelance voluntary sector consultancy for eight years. Since then, Brian has been involved with several voluntary organisations in Somerset, including being a Guide at The Bishop’s Palace since 2013.
He became a trustee of The Palace Trust in 2017.
He has six locally resident grandchildren, enjoys leading two local birdwatching groups and is learning to play the Clarinet.