Governing Body

Donna Clark

Chair of Trustees

Donna joined the Walsingham Support board in July 2013 and was elected as Chair of the Finance Committee in September 2014. Currently working as the Finance Manager at a charity supporting young people in work based training, Donna has experience in…

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Robert Longley-Cook

Chair Designate

Robert joined the Walsingham Support Board of Trustees as Chair Designate in May 2022, and will take on the role of Chair in September 2022. Robert has a wealth of experience in both the commercial and third sector, where he has successfully held a number…

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Jeanette Barrowcliffe

Trustee

Jeanette became a trustee in January 2014 and is also chairperson of Walsingham Support’s Finance Committee and Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Strategy Committee.Jeanette is Finance Director at Meridian Business Support Group, one of the…

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Liz Edwards

Trustee

Liz joined the Walsingham Support board of trustees in April 2016. Liz has over 30 years’ experience within HR and has been responsible for resolving staffing issues in a range of charities, including Action for Blind People, NSPCC, St Joseph’s Hospice…

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Richard Keagan-Bull

Trustee

A Walsingham Support trustee since July 2013, Richard brings his personal experiences of services for people with a learning disability to the board. He attended a residential college in Shropshire for 17 years, but has lived independently in his own…

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Mark Best

Trustee

Mark joined the Board of Trustees in the spring of 2017. He is a founding Partner and Director of Midtown Capital Ltd who are responsible for the delivery of major development projects across the wider South East. He holds a number of directorships and…

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Lal Heaton

Trustee

Lal joined the Walsingham Support board in December 2017. Lal originally trained as a Speech and Language Therapist, and holds a Master’s Degree in Leadership and Organisation of the Public Sector. She has over 20 years’ experience in the public sector,…

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Cadanna Llewellyn-Peart

Trustee

Cadanna joined the board in 2018, after having recently completed a Master’s in Business Administration at the University of Middlesex, attaining the grade of Distinction. Here she won the award of Student Voice Leader of the Year, after her key role…

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Paul MacDonald

Trustee

Paul joined the Board in 2019 with the objective of making a difference. He has varied experience in steering change across multiple customer focused sectors, countries and cultures. The first member of his family to attend university, Paul is ambitious…

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Charles Kesser

Trustee

Charles joined Walsingham Support in 2021 after several years of serving as a trustee to a smaller charity for autistic adults in London. With nonverbal autism in his immediate family, Charles is personally invested in the provision of support for people…

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Ramya Vadivel

Trustee

Ramya joins the organisation with strong values believing truth always prevails and diligence and responsibility make a team, work. These values along with her experience in project management, as a Customer Success Account Manager allows her to support…

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David Walji

Trustee

David joined the board in 2021 with a wealth of international, strategic, digital communications and stakeholder management experience. David's lived experience positions him as an ideal addition to the board of trustees. His vision for Walsingham Support…

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Natasha Whitehurst

Trustee

Natasha joins the Walsingham Support Board of Trustees with firm experience in diversity & inclusion, organisational development, and a passion for people management. Her desire to positively impact the lives of the people we support and our organisation…

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Sarah Miller

Trustee

Sarah has been Chief Executive of Papworth Trust since May 2018, a disability charity providing accessible housing, employment services, care, learning and leisure activities and opportunities for hundreds of disabled people in the East of England. Sarah…

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“My personal experience enables me to understand what other people with learning disabilities may want from their service which other Trustees may not be aware of”

Richard Keagan-Bull - Trustee for Walsingham Support