Mike-Wortley

Mike was appointed a Trustee in March 2019 and is a member of the Finance Sub-Committee. He is a retired Chartered Accountant with over 30 years as a sole practitioner specialising in small business support involving many part-time FD roles with experience in private company acquisitions and disposals. He has a long association with charities … Read more

Emily_Dobell

Emily joined the Board of Trustees in January 2020. She is a public health registrar and has worked as a medical doctor in Oxford and Slough. Emily trained in Public Health Medicine in the Thames Valley which included posts with Oxfordshire County Council, Public Health England and Oxford University Hospitals where she led a clinical … Read more

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Dipen joined the Board of Trustees in June 2020 and also volunteers, supporting vulnerable people across the Bucks region. He brings nearly 30 years of commercial and business transformation experience, running large IT programmes in Global 500 companies. He has successfully delivered programmes in Energy and Power Generation, Utilities, Brewing, Telecoms and Manufacturing – and … Read more

Jim_Arnold

A commercial management professional for 40 years in the oil and gas, mail, rail, engineering, nuclear, justice and health sectors. Jim has been a volunteer since 1978 in various charitable organisations and more latterly served as Chair of two SME charities in cancer and homeless sectors before joining Connection Support in late 2018. He specialises … Read more

David-Bayes

David joined the Board of Trustees in June 2018 as part of the merger with Padstones where he was a trustee for five years, Acting Chair in the last nine months. David enjoyed over 30 years with Marks & Spencer, mainly in their Head Office, working in the Food Division. He managed large buying groups and brings … Read more

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Anne had a twenty-year career in IT, focussed on project and relationship management, before moving to Adult Social Care ten years ago. She has been a member of the Board of Trustees since March 2019. She was the Commissioner for older adults and prevention, responsible for specifying, tendering and delivering services. Anne has worked with … Read more

Richard-Allman

Richard joined the Board of Trustees in September 2018 and also volunteers, befriending for vulnerable people in the Aylesbury Vale. Originally from Shropshire, he now lives in Wendover with his cat, two vintage Lambretta Scooters and the occasional hearing dog for the deaf he trains. He has three daughters and three grandchildren. Richard worked in … Read more