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Local Trust is governed by a board of trustees. Together they encompass a broad range of leadership and organisational skills at the highest level. Our trustees delegate the day-to-day running to the chief executive in line with the relevant policies and procedures developed and agreed by the board.

Kevin Sugrue

Kevin Sugrue

Chair

Kevin has enjoyed a long history of facilitating successful community based regeneration.

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Alice Casey

Alice Casey

Alice has spent her career working to enable greater citizen involvement in the decisions that affect people’s lives.

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Daniel Goodwin

Daniel Goodwin

Daniel has over 30 years’ experience of working in local government.

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Kathryn Kane OBE

Kathryn Kane OBE

Kathryn comes from a policing background, having unbroken service in Merseyside Police for 38 years.

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Ben Lee

Ben Lee

Ben has two decades’ experience in policy making and community development.

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Peter Mills

Peter Mills

Peter has been a consultant in brand, design and communications for 25 years.

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Karen Riches

Karen Riches

Karen is a communications consultant, with 15 years' experience of helping organisations communicate better.

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Andrew Robinson MBE

Andrew Robinson MBE

Andrew is passionate about the potential of community enterprise to achieve sustainable change in communities where the market and public sector have failed.

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Penny Shepherd MBE

Penny Shepherd MBE

Penny's career in the private and voluntary sectors has covered business systems development, green issues and responsible investment.

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Jonathan Taylor

Jonathan Taylor

Jonathan has 25 years’ experience in financial management roles in the public and voluntary sectors.

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Dr John Whitton

Dr John Whitton

John is an environmental social scientist with 20 years’ experience in urban regeneration and environmental consultancy.

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