Meet the trustees

Meet the Academy FM trustees

Find out more about our trustees here

Chris West
Chris was born in Dartford & moved to Thanet in 1984. He has worked for Mellow 1557 in Frinton On-Sea & SGR in Ipswich. In 1994 he was MD for Thanet Sound who applied for the licence for Thanet which was awarded to TLR. He has worked on other radio stations in Kent & has interviewed some famous stars, including David Essex, Norman Wisdom, Jimmy Tarbuck, Harry Hill, just to name a few. He has an events company Classic Music & Motors & organise Classic Motor Shows.
Vic Todd
Vic Todd is a Thanet councillor and the commercial director of Ramsgate Football Club. As well as football, his favourite pastimes include golf, walking and swimming. Vic and his wife Gill live in Broadstairs and they have two sons and four grandchildren.
Doc Atherton
Doc Atherton will probably be a familiar name to you, as the host of our Sunday morning programme, as well as the Thursday evening rock show he presents with his wife Penney. Thanet born and bred, he has worked on Invicta FM, TLR, kmfm and Mercury FM, and he and Penney live in Ramsgate. Away from the studios, Doc loves watching Doctor Who and great films, especially science fiction.
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