Marit joined the board in 2012. She is a chartered engineer and solicitor and has worked in Canada, the US, Norway and the UK. She is a long-term Kingston resident and a passionate theatre supporter.
Other past and present charity trusteeships include chair of a London housing association, a legal centre charity, a South African charity helping children leaving care, a Norwegian research foundation and a family foundation which supports disadvantaged youth.
She is head of a finance company based in Norway and devotes much of her time to philanthropic activities.