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Annabel Nicoll

Annabel Nicoll - Sponsor


Annabel is Sponsor. She has a degree in History of Art with History from Bristol University and she qualified as a Physiotherapist with 1st class honours from UCL and The Middlesex Hospital in 1998. Annabel is a Trustee of The River and Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames and of The Arbib Foundation which sponsors The Langley Academy and Parlaunt Park Primary Academy.

Annabel was a Trustee of the Academy Sponsors Trust and then sat on the Academy Sponsors Advisory Council for the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust. She was appointed an Honorary Member of Council of the NSPCC in 2007 having been a member of their National Appeal Board during their FULL STOP campaign.


Annabel is also a Governor of Lambrook School, near Bracknell where she Chairs the Education and Health and Safety Committees.
Annabel is married with three children.



Museum Advisory Group

Museum Learning Committees


Trustee for Child Protection


The Annabel Arbib Foundation

The Annabel Arbib Foundation, is a registered charity (number 296358) that supports the philanthropy of Sir Martyn Arbib and his daughter Annabel Nicoll. Sir Martyn set up the Henley-on-Thames based Perpetual Investment business in 1974 and established the Arbib Foundation in 1987. The Foundation has provided charitable donations and financial support to organisations and causes around the UK, with a focus on the Thames Valley. Sir Martyn Arbib, and the Foundation, took a leading role in establishing the River & Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames, that opened in 1998 and attracts over 100,000 visitors per year. The Annabel Arbib Foundation continues to be the main sponsor of the educational side of the museum.

The principal beneficiary of the Annabel Arbib Foundation is The Langley Academy Trust in Slough. The Annabel Arbib Foundation is the sponsor of The Langley Academy Trust, which comprises The Langley Academy, Parlaunt Park Primary Academy and The Langley Academy Primary. Annabel Nicoll is Sponsor and Chair of Trustees at The Langley Academy Trust.