Lionel Morrell, Honorary Life Member Eskleigh. Born and educated in Launceston. Married to Meredith, with one adult daughter. Completed studies in Hobart in 1979, BA Environmental Design, then Architecture in 1985.
Lionel was invited to join the Eskleigh Board in 1982, after having acted for Eskleigh in a professional capacity in superintending the construction of Haines Wing. Board Chairman 1988 to 1990 and member of House Management, Development (Present Chairman), Tasmanian Art Award at Eskleigh (Founding Chairman 13 years), Finance and Audit Committees.
Lionel’s interest in Eskleigh has been stimulated by his completion of a thesis Design of Extended-Care Nursing Facilities in 1984, incorporating a case study for the upgrading of Eskleigh Home at Perth.
Other community interests include National Trust (Tasmanian President 1987-2000) and Director Australian Council of Trusts among other community and conservation heritage groups in Tasmania.