Janine Griffis (Chair) has a professional background in public relations and has lived in Hampstead since 1992. Active in a number of local organisations, she has been chair of the Pilgrim's to Willoughby Residents Association since 2001 and chaired the Camden Community Police Consultative Group for seven years.
David Castle (Vice-chair) is an architect, now retired, who has lived in the area most of his life. He chairs the Planning Subcommitee of the Heath & Hampstead Society.
Stephen Taylor (Secretary) first came to Hampstead as a student at what was then Westfield College. He was married in Hampstead Town Hall, and has since lived and worked around the world. In 2001 he returned to Hampstead, where he writes software for a living.
Alex Nicoll (Communications) is a writer and editor. He was a journalist at the Financial Times and Reuters, and a Senior Fellow at the International Institute for Strategic Studies. He has lived in Hampstead for 30 years.
Clyde Whittaker (Treasurer) spent 20 years in the IT industry, latterly as a board director in the finance sector, and has lived in Hampstead for 13 years. His specific interests are housing quality, traffic and the street environment. A member of the Georgian Group, he belongs to Hampstead’s bell-ringing team and is a Vice President of Epsom Hospital Radio.
Tom Brent has lived much of his life around Hampstead and has a detailed knowledge of the area. He was a longstanding committee member of the South End Green Association, representing it on the Hampstead Conservation Area Advisory Committee, which he co-chaired for four years. Tom graduated as an environmental designer from City of Guilds and Hornsey Colleges of Art, and he built-up a busy design and architectural practice that finally evolved into a specialist property consultancy. He also designed and implemented his own projects. Almost retired, he now is trying to sculpt.
Linda Chung has a background in HR and business development. The majority of her professional career was dedicated to international executive search and selection but her interests are also in public service, particularly the health sector. She has served on the boards of several health authorities and latterly for a large health trust. She has considerable voluntary and charitable interests, and works with several local and national charities. Linda was a Camden Councillor in 2008–14, when she held the Shadow Culture and Environment Portfolio.
Andrew Haslam-Jones has been assisting the Forum over the past year in connection with its constitution and other matters. He lives in Hampstead and is a solicitor and a partner in a niche law firm in the City of London.
Nicola Sinclair has lived in NW3 for about 20 years, apart from a short period living in New York City. She has been involved in the Downshire Hill Residents Association since moving into the road. Nicola has a background in banking and psychoanalysis. Formerly a Director at ING and before that JPMorgan, she is currently a fulltime mum to two children, both of whom attend Hampstead schools.