Our Trustees.

Our Trustees work together to support and guide us through our long term and short term objectives, ensuring we stay on track and accountable to everyone involved in what we do. The Board of Trustees all give their time voluntarily and receive no remuneration for their services.

Jessica Taylor – Co-Chair

Jessica is is an Organisational Development Consultant with specialist knowledge in leadership coaching, supervision, service development, strategic planning and fundraising. Jessica has 13 years’ experience in setting up, delivering and developing services for women, children and LGB&T people.

Tina Favier – Co-Chair

Tina is the Head of Partnerships and Communities for Coastal Care, West Sussex and Head of Wellbeing with Adur and Worthing Councils. She has helped to deliver the first Family Intervention Programme in the County and lead a successful Adur and Worthing Family Programme. Tina has 20 years’ experience of working at a senior level in the public and voluntary sector.

Gill Whensley

Gill is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and has worked at a senior level both in HR and Training and Development. The breadth of her experience has been gained through applying her professional expertise within a range of organisations including finance, IT, housing, airline, charities, engineering, publishing and the legal professional services. She has achieved results with staff at all levels in these organisations.

Chris Goss

Chris is an economist with a background in global finance who also has experience in the voluntary sector locally having provided fundraising consultancy to a number of charities.

Clare Cochrane

Clare is Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing at the Royal College of Occupational Therapists as well as working as an independent marketing consultant. Clare is experienced in developing and executing highly targeted, integrated marketing and communications campaigns.

Daniel Chapman

Daniel grew up in Brighton and served as a local Councillor for three and a half years. He is aware of many of the problems that we face locally and how issues such as substance misuse and domestic violence can affect many families.  Daniel works at the National Association of Head Teachers, working with the advice and policy team and now works closely with the General Secretary.

Saleema Durgahee

Saleema is a registered medical practitioner, member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and have been working and training in Psychiatry for the last ten years. Saleema worked as a full time psychiatrist with the Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Service, Brighton & Hove.  She has an interest in mental health research; mental health governance and quality improvement and also in training and education.  She is an active member of the BME and newly established Women’s network at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.