Executive team & Trustees

 

 

  • Executive team

    Eilis Rainsford - Chief Executive

    Eilis leads our Executive Team and is responsible to the Trustees for the achievement of the charity’s objectives.

  • Executive team

    Charlotte Davies - Director of Finance

    Charlotte is responsible for our finance and corporate services.

  • Executive team

    Martin Oxley – Director of Operations

     Martin is responsible for all of the mental health and employment services developed and delivered by Step One. 

  • Board

    Sue Sutherland - Chair

    Sue became Chair in 2018, bringing leadership, governance and management experience from her roles in the NHS, higher education and charitable sectors. 

  • Board

    Imran Beider - Trustee

    Imran has been a trustee since 2013. He is currently a Management Accountant with Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust.

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    Diane Bassett - Trustee

    Diane has been our trustee since September 2017. She is a fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and a previous Trustee and Vice Chairman of the Charity Finance Group.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Mandy Reynolds - Trustee

    Mandy became a trustee in 2018. She is currently Director of Marketing at Stephens Scown. Mandy is an award-winning marketer with over 20 years’ experience of strategic marketing, client service and internal communications.

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    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.

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    Ashley Pocock

    Ashley became our trustee in 2018. He has his own corporate finance consultancy and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.