Tim is a retired academic and former police officer. Professionally he has worked extensively in post-conflict regions and has considerable experience in education and training, corporate communication, press-handling, community capacity building and managing cultural diversity.
Barbara is a retired Occupational Therapist and academic. She held various posts in the NHS working with adults and children with physical disabilities, adults with learning disabilities and children with emotional problems.
Later in her career she entered health and social care education becoming Principal of a School of Health Studies, which offered undergraduate and postgraduate degrees to health and social care professionals, both at home and overseas.
Barbara has undertaken a range of consultancy work for local authorities and the Quality Assurance Agency. She was an External Examiner at several Universities.
On retirement she continued with consultancy work for the Department of Health and undertook voluntary work with refugees
John previously served for 30 years with Surrey Police where he was an Inspector and Chairman of the Federation. In his time with the Police he was a lead on Business Continuity & Strategic Planning, and was an advocate in various tribunals and hearings.
Paul has been a solicitor for 40 years and a part time judge for over 25. He also works as a decision maker and adviser in professional regulation, now or previously with the regulation of solicitors, architects, nurses and midwives, chartered surveyors and actuaries. In his practice he has specialised in employment law.
Trevor has been chair of the Board on several occasions. He was an occupational therapist and worked in the NHS with adults with learning disabilities for 32 years. He retired from his post as Lead Manager of Community Therapy Services, Learning Disability Service in 2012. After a short break he worked for the Care Quality Commission as a part time inspector for 4 years.
Anne previously worked as a manager in the Civil Service and also in a senior school where her responsibilities included safeguarding and health and safety, which make her an ideal person to be the Board lead on safeguarding.
For the last 25 years he has worked for a number of housing associations, including leading support services for a range of client groups – older people, mental health, homeless families. Richard is currently the housing lead for a specialist provider of housing and care for older people. He has a Masters in Business Administration from Exeter University.