Meet the Team
The Trustees are responsible to the Charity Commission for the good governance of our organisation.
I became more closely involved with KASC several years ago when I helped to lead the Dartmoor long distance walk challenge. I love to organise fundraising events, so what more deserving cause than to use my energies to help KASC reach out to raise more money to help more people, and have some fun too!
Trustee and Treasurer
I am now retired following a lifetime in the insurance industry and and resided in Hope Cove from 2000 before moving to Stokenham in 2022. I have always been interested in being involved with the local community and was therefore particularly pleased and excited to have the opportunity to become part KASC as both Treasurer and Trustee, in view of the excellent work it carries out in supporting local people.
My motive is to support and help grow a truly local charity in my newly adopted home of Kingsbridge. Kingsbridge and Saltstone Caring is run by local people with local volunteers helping lonely and vulnerable people living in the area. I was thrilled to be asked to be involved.
I grew up in Exeter before leaving for university and a career in the financial services industry in London. I had a base in Devon for 20 years and have now retired to Salcombe. I worked in the venture capital industry for 30 years and, before retiring, led the establishment and development of a not-for-profit organisation, Level 20, to promote greater gender diversity in the private equity industry. I was a trustee of an educational charity in London and currently am a trustee of the Devon Gardens Trust.
Trustee and Chair
Before retirement, I was a teacher of English and drama, with a particular interest in pastoral care. I was Director of Drama at Rugby School and a Housemaster at Wellington College. I am an honorary member of Round Square, an international organisation of schools and a Lieutenant in the Royal Naval Reserve. where I teach Dinghy Sailing and Powerboating Other interests include tennis and music
I taught history and was a housemistress at Downe House in Berkshire for 18 years. After moving to Devon I carried on teaching in local schools until Covid struck. I have volunteered in the Kingsbridge Tourist Information Centre and helped set up Malborough Youth Club. I am also a recall officer in the Royal Navy. ‘I love working for KASC and getting to know both clients and volunteers’
I have lived with my husband in the South Hams for over 30 years and brought up our two teenage children here. During this time I’ve held a variety of job roles from becoming qualified as an Operating Department Practitioner within the NHS and more recently I have worked for local charity organisations, where I have had the opportunity to contribute in assisting people in the local community. I am passionate about helping people and feel very lucky to be working for KASC doing a job where I can meet such a diverse range of people and help to assist in improving their quality of life. When I am not working I love walking through the beautiful South Hams countryside with my third and most favourite child Harvey my Cockapoo!
I semi retired to the South Hams in 2018, having spent all my life living in Hampshire. I have spent 35 years in Service Delivery Management primarily in IT supporting large and small companies around the UK and Europe. I am a qualified trainer and have been involved for many years in the implementation of Quality and Compliance processes. I enjoy and have played many sports, especially football and cricket. Between 2001 and 2012 I made 12 visits to Transylvania with a small charity supporting patients in a psychiatric hospital. I find the feeling of giving back to those in need so rewarding
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