List of Trustees


Tom Macan –  Acting Chairman

Former diplomat. Second British Ambassador to Lithuania. Subsequently Deputy High Commissioner to India and Governor of the Virgin Islands. Now retired in his native Lake District with a large garden and a steam launch.

Kastytis (aka Ken) Baublys – Secretary and Legal Adviser

Retired as a member of the Senior Civil Service in 2001, having worked as a lawyer in the Departments of Social Security, the Environment and Health. Prior to qualifying as a solicitor, taught philosophy at the University of Lancaster.  Has for many years been an active member of the Lithuanian community in Great Britain.


Wendy Howe

1966-69 Trained as State Registered Nurse. Married to Peter, lives with her family in the countryside were she is passionate about dogs, thoroughbred horses, riding and sailing. Worked as a District Nursing Sister for six years on the Lancashire Fylde Coast and joined the staff of Trinity Hospice in the Fylde for a short time when  it opened 25 years ago. Pre- retirement worked with adolescents with special needs.

Mida Babiliene

Head of Press and Public Affairs Section at the British Embassy in Vilnius.  Joined the Embassy in 1991 and was the first member of the local staff. Married to Darius and has two sons.

Beata Nicholson

An experienced journalist, TV presenter and an active member of Lithuanian community in UK. A member in Lithuanian Association UK since 2004 and a member of British Lithuanian Society since 2006. A regular public speaker and cake baker. Studied at the Institute of Journalism at Vilnius University and was awarded an MBA in Public Relations in 2003.

Chris Butler

Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania