John Reeve

Trustee John Reeve is a Pensions Actuary who has worked for a number of large consultancies helping companies set up and manage their workplace pension schemes. He is now a part time Director of a small business doing the same work. John is also a Governor at Mary Elton Primary School in Clevedon, part of […]

Ian Campbell OBE

Trustee Ian spent 30 years in international trade before becoming Chief Executive of the Institute of Export – a national educational charity. These experiences contributed to his interest in cultural diversity and a continuing love of travel.  In 2001 he was awarded the OBE for services to UK international trade. Following his retirement he joined […]

Roger Bailey

Trustee Roger Bailey is a local businessman and Weston Town Councillor.  He brings to the Board of Trustees a wealth of business knowledge and experience having spent over 40 years in the computer industry and was the founder of Redwood Computer Systems Ltd. Roger has been a Weston Town Councillor since his election in 2011. […]

Gary Wright

Trustee Gary is an experienced manager and leader with a background in banking, finance, debt management and client relationships. Gary began his career in branch banking, progressing to senior management roles in business, commercial and corporate banking over a thirty year period. He specialised in working with financially distressed companies and headed national teams for […]

Aminder Nijjar

Trustee Aminder works for a regulator in the education sector and is a freelance equality, diversity and inclusion consultant. She has extensive experience of project management, consultancy, coaching, teaching and training. In the past she has volunteered as a treasurer and assistant auditor. Aminder’s focus is on supporting individuals, teams and organisations to clarify and […]

Liz Fothergill

Trustee Liz spent 23 years with Citizens Advice Taunton where, at one time or another, she has sat at most desks – from volunteer back in 1992 to Chief Officer from 2005 before retiring in 2016.    During this time she saw the paid staff team rise from 3 to 28 and the number of volunteers […]

Philippa Clark

Vice Chair of Trustees Philippa is a former Teacher of the Deaf, Educational Psychologist, Family Adviser and Headteacher; specialising in working with children with complex Special Educational Needs and their families. She was a Headteacher in all age special schools for over 20 years, most recently at Ravenswood School in Nailsea. Philippa has been a […]

Farid Saada

Chair of Trustees Farid is an experienced leader and manager and has a wealth of general management expertise to support the board fulfilling their responsibilities mainly in Governance. He started his professional career in the private sector, mainly in quality assurance, following his Bachelor’s Degree in applied chemistry and became a chartered chemist and a […]