Head of programme delivery (interim)
Derval is the head of programme delivery (interim) and joins the Local Trust on secondment from the Big Lottery Fund. Her main responsibility is to develop, manage, monitor and support the strategic day-to-day aspects of Local Trust’s funding programmes.
Since 2011, Derval has worked at the Big Lottery Fund on the development and delivery of a range of funding programmes including Reaching Communities Buildings, International Communities, Talent Match strategic programme targeted at long-term unemployed young people, as well as delivery of funding streams on behalf of the Office for Civil Society. Prior to this, she worked at Capacitybuilders, a non-departmental public body which provided support and funding to infrastructure organisations.
Derval also volunteers as a Trustee at Daventry Volunteer Centre in Northamptonshire.