© 2018 by The Sir Henry Royce Foundation. 

Fostering the engineering excellence of Sir Henry Royce into the 21st century

SHRF Trustees History

The formal ‘Instrument Creating the Sir Henry Royce Foundation’ was signed by the four Founding Trustees:
 

1996 - David Jones, AM OBE KSJ appointed as a Trustee

1996 - Malcolm Johns appointed as a Trustee

1996 - Jim Kelso, OAM appointed as a Trustee

1996 - David Vann, OAM appointed as a Trustee

 

All founding Trustees were former Federal Presidents and Honorary Life Members of the Rolls-Royce Owners’ Club of Australia (RROCA).
 

The signing was witnessed by two of the RROCA’s Foundation Members, Barrie and Margaret Gillings at the Federal Rally Presentation Dinner in Wollongong 29th April 1996.  It came as a surprise to everyone there except the trustees.

The signing was witnessed by two of the RROCA’s Foundation Members, Barrie and Margaret Gillings at the first meeting of Trustees in Sydney on 16 August 1996:

1996 - David Jones was elected the Inaugural Chairman.

2006 - Jim Kelso resigned.

2007 - David Neely was appointed as a Trustee in 2007 and resigned in 2012.

2008 - David Jones, AM OBE KSJ became Patron.
2008 - David Vann was appointed Chairman and resigned in 2011.

2008 - David Davis was appointed as a Trustee in 2008 and resigned in 2012.

2010 - Russell Rolls was appointed as a Trustee
2011 - Russell Rolls appointed Chairman

2013 - Brian Crump and Eric Henderson were appointed Trustees.

2016 - Frank Carroll was appointed as a Trustee. 

2017 - Jeanne Eve was appointed as a Trustee.
2019 - Wallace Moorhouse was appointed as a Trustee.

 

Gilbert Ralph, MBE OAM is the Foundation's Honorary Archivist.

David Neely is the Foundation's Historical Consultant.