• Wednesday 25 November 2015
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Our Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees includes: Angela Clarke, Bob Cook (Chair), Hannah Northern, Leonie Rose (Treasurer), Bob Sleight (Company Secretary) and Mick Williams.
Bob Cook

Bob Cook - Chair of Trustees

Bob trained as a social worker and brings to CAYSH his almost 40 years experience  in safeguarding, child protection and adult mental health. Bob has held senior management positions in local authority children’s services departments and in the voluntary sector. For the last seven years Bob has run his own highly respected safeguarding consultancy specialising in serious case reviews and safeguarding audit. Bob is management qualified, has  an honours degree in sociology, masters degree and certificate of qualification in social work, is accredited by the Tavistock Consultancy as a serious case reviewer and is a member of the British Association of Social Workers.

Angela Clarke

Angela Clarke - Board member

Angela brings a wealth of experience and understanding to her role as Trustee of CAYSH. Having managed hostels and staff teams in housing, her managerial understanding is a real asset to us. Her career spans many years working with vulnerable young people across the UK. Angela’s insightful and comprehensive approach to framing policies that govern our HR, the quality of our services, the ensuring of our safeguarding approach and delivering a stable and reliable organisation are grounded in her experiences working in housing, youth offending and governance. Angela currently works with the Probation Service. Divider line.

Hannah Northern

Hannah Northern - Board member

Hannah is an experienced communications strategist who has advised a number of charities, as well as companies, trade organisations, and high-net-worth individuals. Her consultancy work has spanned many aspects of reputation management and she has experience of media relations and online communications strategy. Hannah also spent time in-house at global management consultancy, Bain & Company, where she advised on internal communications and change management. Before entering the world of communications, Hannah worked to raise cultural awareness among young people in Hiroshima, Japan. She graduated from University College London with a first class honours degree in History.

Leonie Rose

Leonie Rose - Secretary

Leonie brings strong financial management and accounting skills to the Board. Presently with the London Probation Service, her career spans private, public and voluntary sector roles. As a clear-headed pragmatist, she is able to apply her professional training and experience to the often “what works” approach require to innovate and improve services for vulnerable young people. Holding a BA in Business Studies and a Diploma in Strategic Leadership and Management from London South Bank University, Leonie has put her professional development the test within the NHS and Media, Energy, Telecoms and Construction sectors before her current role. Divider line.

Bob Sleight

Bob Sleight - Treasurer

Trained in accountancy, Bob joined BP in 1970, initially working as a Research Chemist in the Petrochemicals business. For most of the last ten years before retirement, Bob was responsible for the commercial aspects of process technology licensing at BP and wider aspects of managing intellectual property. After retiring in October 2000, Bob joined the Management Committee at CAYSH and was Chair of the Board between 2004 and 2012.

Mick Williams

Mick Williams - Board member

Mick brings a wealth of skills and experience to the CAYSH board in the related fields of corporate services, HR and governance.  His career to date includes long service with the Royal Air Force, 'big four' management consulting and time as an Interim during which he served on the HR board in the Home Office.  He has a Masters in Law & Employment Relations, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Administration, and a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.  Currently he works as a management consultant for a large professional services firm and his clients include public, private and third sector organisations.  After many years living in various parts of the UK and overseas during his military career, Mick has finally settled in in Epsom and is delighted to be able to support CAYSH in its work.