Our board of trustees are responsible for thje strategic direction of the charity whilst ensuring it meets its charitable objectives.
Nathan Tanswell – Temporary Chair
Nathan has worked in various of roles in Human Resources both as a generalist and a specialist, covering most disciplines across the public and non for profit sectors. Nathan is skilled and experienced in all aspects of employment law, employee relations, employment engagement, change management, recruitment and selection, talent and succession planning, performance management, policies, procedures and contracts, coaching, mentoring and learning development.
Cat Chrimes – Treasurer
Cat has worked for, managed and set up numerous of social enterprises in a variety of roles from Sales Manager, CEO, Business Development Manager, Investment Manager, Trustee and Treasurer. Cat was the founding Director of Bramley Baths and Community Ltd and is a Director of Greater Manchester Community Led Homes. She currently works as Head of Investment for a large social investor covering Greater Manchester
John Henkel – Trustee
John worked for many years in passenger transport as a Director of Metro (and of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority) helping to develop transport across the region and implementing large projects such as new train lines, new stations, refurbishments, ticketing projects, smartcard and took a leading role in the organisation of the Tour de France Grand Depart in 2014.
Becky Phillips – Trustee
Becky has over 16 years of experience working in the not-for-profit sector, in various fundraising and leadership roles. Areas of expertise are income diversification, events and people/volunteer management.
Matt Bradshaw – Trustee
Matt has spent over 25 years working in Independent record shops and Dj’s professionally for 30 years. Matt has experience in running events and bringing the community together.
Kath Williams - Trustee
Jenny Painter - Trustee