Our activities as organised by a voluntary committee.
We are happy to receive expressions of interest from members wishing to contribute to the work. Please get in touch.
Thomas Ponsonby, Chairman
Tom studied music in London for four years before making a career as an arts administrator. He lives between Paris, London & the Cotswolds and has been Chairman of the Dragonflies since 2012.
Francis Williams, Secretary
Francis is a classical music agent and manager, representing artists internationally. When not travelling or at concerts, he sings in various London choirs. He joined the Dragonflies in 2016 and took over from Piers Torday as Secretary in 2020.
Tim Funnell, Treasurer
Tim is an avid, but amateur beekeeper and an enthusiastic, but inept gardener. In his spare time he runs a venture capital fund in London and San Francisco, which specialises in Medical Sciences.
Oliver lives in London and is a barrister specialising in fraud and crime. He previously worked on the committee for Front Row, the OE drama society, and has been a member of the Dragonflies since leaving Eton. His hobbies are solely limited to Ru Paul’s Drag Race.
Pierre is a contemporary art curator, critic, and researcher. He formerly directed an art gallery and has been a cultural strategist, publisher, scientist, and financial services professional.
Simon has had a lifelong career in music education and is the current President of the Music Teachers’ Association alongside his ‘day job’ as Executive Director of Music of DRET, one of the UK’s largest multi-academy trusts.