Trustees

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Barbara Aird, Chairman

Barbara has enjoyed a 30+ year career in communications, working in both the private and public sectors. Her numerous roles have given her experience of in-house and consultancy functions for a diverse range of organisations including Blackpool Borough Council, Smirnoff Vodka, De Vere Hotels, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Pork Farms and the legendary Rubik’s cube...

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David Lodge

David's association with n-compass started by becoming a Volunteer Advocate following retirement from a career initially in banking and then for over thirty years in Information Technology. David is no stranger to change which stood him in good stead when he first became a Trustee of n-compass and subsequently when he was elected Chairman in 2009 and is now Chairman of the Audit Committee.

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Jonathan Thomas

Jonathan currently works as a Senior Project Manager for Lancashire County Developments Ltd and whilst working for them he has created a series of programmes designed to assist in the development of the voluntary and community sectors across Lancashire. He has also worked across the country alongside Health and Social Services teams looking at the start-up of some unique enterprises which assisted in the resettlement and establishment of…

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Brian Watson

Born and educated in North-West London, Brian is a widower with two grown up children and has lived in Lytham St.Annes since 1986. He has had many jobs including being self-employed, worked for the DWP for many years in London and Leicester assessing benefit claims, and from 1980 until his retirement in 2013 was a senior... Since retirement I have done voluntary work for the Blackpool Food Partnership – a local charity that coordinates…

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Janet Walton

Janet's professional background is in Public Health, particularly health improvement. She has an MSc in Health Education/ Health Promotion and has held various positions in the field, beginning in 1994 after a complete career change from radiography to working in the...

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Cathy Scivier

Cathy has been a member of the leadership team at the Institute of Cancer Research, London for fourteen years, initially as HR Director and more recently as Chief Operating Officer, where a key part of the role was liaison with cancer research funding bodies.

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Imelda Hatton-Yeo

Imelda's background is in the field of mental health for over 30 years as a Nurse, Psychotherapist and Manager. The majority of her work has been in Child, Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) working within Health Education and voluntary services.

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Diane Bellinger

Diane is the Chief Executive of Community Gateway Association, a housing association based in Preston, Lancashire, which owns and manages over 6,000 properties. She was recruited to the role in 2005, to establish the organisation based on the principles of membership and mutuality.

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Jonathan Church

Jonathan currently works as the Divisional Director at Service Care Solutions Ltd. Here he manages a division who focus specifically on assigning Mental Health Professionals into work across statutory and non-statutory organisations, nationwide. He has a thorough knowledge of strategy and business development and has established strong relationships with Social Care Partners across the Country. He has a keen interest in hiking and with his…

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Hannah Woodcock

Hannah is a qualified solicitor with over ten years of experience gained predominantly in-house in both fast-paced entrepreneurial settings and public companies across several industry sectors.

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Dr. Mandy Dixon

Mandy is a Senior Manager for Business Engagement in Lancaster University’s Faculty of Health and Medicine, where she is the professional lead for engagement and strategic partnerships with the health sector. She is involved in the development of Lancaster University’s new Health Innovation Campus, which is due to open in 2019.

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