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The Executive Management of the Inn


Chief Executive and Under Treasurer

After qualifying as a solicitor with Linklaters, Guy Perricone worked for 20 years in investment banking at Salomon Brothers, SG Warburg and ABN AMRO.  He was also a founding partner in an investment banking firm specialising in the markets of Central and Eastern Europe, which was subsequently acquired by ABN AMRO.  In 2005, Guy left investment banking to become Managing Director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London.  From 2009 – 2013, he was Chief Executive of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. He joined the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple as Chief Executive and Under Treasurer in 2013.  He stepped down from the role in 2020, before re-joining the Inn in 2022.  He was, until 2018, the Chairman and Treasurer of the Council of Christ’s Hospital School in Horsham, West Sussex.  He is currently Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Academy of Dance, a member of the Council of the National Army Museum and a trustee of the Gabrieli Consort & Players.

Director of Estates

Ian Garwood is responsible for the Inn’s extensive Estate and portfolio of historic properties, covering all aspects from asset management, building repair, major refurbishment projects and property acquisitions to tenant management. Through a joint arrangement with Inner Temple, Ian is also responsible for maintaining the fabric of Temple Church on behalf of both Inns. Initially studying for a Diploma in Architecture, Ian joined the Inn in 1979 as Assistant Surveyor and after a change in career direction went on to qualify with an Honours Degree in Building Surveying. He was appointed as Surveyor to the Middle Temple in 1998 and subsequently Director of Estates in 2004. Ian still maintains his passion for Architecture and is keen to ensure that the Inn maintains its historical heritage whilst meeting the modern day needs of the Bar. Ian Garwood

Director of Education

Christa Richmond is responsible for the Inn’s Education Department, which looks after the ‘cradle to grave’ provision of education, training, and general advice for members and prospective members of the Inn. The Department’s remit includes admission to the Inn, scholarships, Call to the Bar, as well as training and education for students, pupils, and practitioners. A graduate of Stuttgart University, Christa taught German at Bristol University for a number of years before working for Cumberland Lodge as a Conference Co-ordinator. She first joined the Middle Temple to work with Michael Sherrard when he established the Inn’s advocacy training programme, and she became Head of Department in 2002

 Ian Garwood

Director of Corporate Services

Andrew Hopkin, a Chartered Management Accountant, became Director of Finance at Middle Temple in July 2008, before his appointment as Director of Corporate Services in 2016.  In this role, Andrew is responsible for the oversight and co-ordination of all Corporate Services activities in accordance with the goals and objectives of the Inn in terms of financial planning and management, strategic planning, compliance, legal, risk management and governance requirements. Andrew also acts as Secretary to the Trustees of the Charities administered in connection with the Middle Temple (the ‘Trust Funds’, which provide scholarship funding) and the Trustees of the Middle Temple Pension & Assurance Scheme. 

He has been at the Inn since 1997 and previously held the roles of Financial Controller and Management Accountant. Prior to joining Middle Temple, Andrew worked in a professional chartered surveying practice in Nottingham.

 Andrew Hopkin



Barnaby Bryan read Philosophy at King’s College, Cambridge, and later qualified as an Archivist at University College London. He has undertaken archival work at various institutions, including Unilever’s corporate archive in Port Sunlight. He joined the Middle Temple as a Project Archivist in 2015, progressing to Assistant Archivist in 2016 before being appointed as the Inn’s Archivist in 2019.

He is responsible for the acquisition, conservation and management of the Inn’s historic archival records from 1501 to the present day, spanning formats from parchment to PDF, as well as facilitating research and ensuring that the Inn’s members are able to access and benefit from the rich and diverse historical resource that the Archive represents. He also works extensively with the Inn’s wider historic collections, including paintings, armour, silver and heraldic material.





Renae Satterley completed her BA (Hons) in Social Anthropology at Concordia University and her MLIS at McGill University, both in Montreal, before moving to England in 2004. She was employed as the Bibliographer for the Norman Waddleton collection at Emmanuel College Cambridge in 2004, before joining the Inn as Rare Books Librarian in 2006. She then progressed to Senior Librarian (2010) and Deputy Librarian (2014) before being appointed Librarian in 2016. As Librarian, Renae is responsible for developing and delivering a library and information strategy and service, as well as ensuring the efficient delivery of a high-quality and cost-effective library and information service to the Inns of Court and their members, including those outside of London, always adhering to best practice in terms of legal information provision, copyright and data protection.  Renae also oversees the Rare Books & Manuscripts Collection, providing access to scholars and members, and ensuring it remains in a fit state for future generations.