GEOFFREY ROBERTS TRUST

THE GEOFFREY ROBERTS TRUST

A very old photograph of the judging panel at Clarke’s (left to right: Nick Lander, Jancis Robinson, Ramon Pajares, Sally Clarke, Neville Abraham, Willie Lebus).

The Geoffrey Roberts Trust was established in London, UK as a registered charity (Charity Registered Number 1066068) in 1996, thanks to generous contributions by the friends, family and associates of Geoffrey Roberts who died at the age of 46 in 1994.

The Trust’s principal activity is administration of the annual Geoffrey Roberts Award, in conjunction with The Vintners’ Company. Trustees are Neville Abraham CBE, Nicholas Lander of The Financial Times and Sally Clarke of Clarke’s restaurant in London.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS ARE:

  • Neville Abraham CBE
    Former chief executive, Groupe Chez Gerard plc
    Founder Les Amis du Vin, UK
  • Sally Clarke
    Clarke’s’ restaurant and bakery, London
  • Nicholas Lander
    Restaurant critic of The Financial Times and food service consultant
  • Venetia Lebus
    Honorary Secretary, Geoffrey Roberts Trust
  • Willie Lebus
    Director, Bibendum Wine
  • Jancis Robinson OBE, MW
    Wine writer of The Financial Times and www.jancisrobinson.com