Executive team & Trustees
Eilis Rainsford - Chief Executive
Eilis leads our Executive Team and is responsible to the Trustees for the achievement of the charity’s objectives.
Charlotte Davies - Director of Finance
Charlotte is responsible for our finance and corporate services.
Graham Faulkner - Chairman
Graham has been our chairman since 2013. He is a qualified social worker and has 40 years experience in the charitable, private and local government sectors.
Imran Beider - Trustee
Imran has been a trustee since 2013. He is currently a Management Accountant with Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust.
Anne Stenning - Trustee
Anne has been our trustee since August 2015. She is a qualified accountant with over 25 years experience in the public, charitable and commercial sectors, also holding a BSc in Wildlife Management and a secondary maths teaching qualification.
Peter McCann - Trustee
Peter has been our trustee since April 2015. He has a strong interest in charity developments, is a business coach (operated as a Growth Accelerator coach for small and medium enterprises in Devon) and a charity CEO coach.
Dave Hodgetts - Trustee
Dave has been our trustee since 2015, after being a trustee and vice-chairman of Community Care Trust since 2009. He has been a director of Brixham 21 Limited (a not for profit community company set up to coordinate the regeneration of Brixham), chairman of Brixham Community Partnership, and chairman and trustee of Torbay Community Partnership.
Mark Taylor - Trustee
Mark has been our trustee since 2014. Since 2003 he has undertaken a number of consultancies and investigative assignments for the NHS and has been Vice Chair of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), a Governor of Plymouth University and Chair of Devon Partnership NHS Trust.
Edmund Probert - Trustee
Edmund has been our trustee since 2013, after volunteering his services as a legal adviser to the board. He is a member of the Devon Air Ambulance management team and a director of The Treatment Network Group Limited.
Cathy Summers - Trustee
Cathy has been our trustee since 2009. She is a professional development consultant and coach with over 20 years’ experience in the public, private and charity sectors.
Hywel Rees - Trustee
Hywel has been our trustee since 2008. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and has been retired since September 2009 after more than 25 years with Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s largest port operator.
Robert Williams - Trustee
Robert has been our trustee since May 2017. He is currently a director of a business advisory and management consultancy firm. Robert has over 25 years’ management consulting experience focusing on business transformation and organisational change.