Our Trustees ...

Douglas Bay Tramway Heritage Trust is administered by a panel of Trustees with a broad knowledge base and the passion to help the Trust achieve its aims.

  • Martin Brunnschweiler is a brewer, publican and co-owner of the Bushy's Brewery on the Isle of Man which he founded with his sister in 1986.  Martin is a huge fan of the horse trams, his brewery has supported the tramway operation for many years by donating large quantities of spent malted barley from the brewing process as a feed supplement to assist the upkeep and welfare of the tram horses.  
  • Daphne Caine is a member of the House of Keys, representing the Garff constituency since 2016. A former journalist and public relations officer, Daphne has 20+ years' experience working in Isle of Man Government departments covering tourism, leisure and transport, roles which included promotion of the Island's heritage railways and tramways.
  • Edward More is a retired director of compliance, risk management and change management with 25+ years' experience working in the UK financial services sector. He now runs a specialist modelmaking and heritage research practice based in Hampshire. His leisure interests are vintage machinery, industrial heritage and British rare farm-breed conservation.
  • Stuart Mullan is a senior travel consultant in the Isle of Man travel industry, with an enthusiasm for narrow gauge railways and tramways both on Island and further afield. He is editor for the independent Douglas Bay Horse Tramway Online news and information service which he founded in 2014.
  • Geoffrey Wilson is a retired office manager with 25+ years' experience working in the public and civil service sectors, latterly with the Legal Aid Board. He has a life-long enthusiam for the horse trams and the wider Manx heritage transport scene. After taking early retirement, Geoff moved to the Isle of Man to become more actively involved in supporting Manx heritage transport.   

The Trust was formed by a deed in February 2018 and is registered as a charity (No.1238) in the Isle of Man, our activities are monitored and regulated by the Office of Her Majesty's Attorney General for the Isle of Man and the Isle of Man Government's Central Registry. You can check our charity status on the Isle of Man Government's 
Central Registry website.