Who’s Who

Trustee Board

Susan Branchflower- Trustee Picture of Susan Branchflower

Susan has over twenty years’ global marketing and business leadership experience in the communications, online retail, media and service markets. Her work includes start-up ventures, technology innovation launches and business transformation programmes for organisations in the UK and abroad.

Cheryl Coppell – Chair Picture of Cheryl Coppell

Cheryl was a local authority Chief Executive for over 20 years before retiring from full time work in May 2016. She was awarded the OBE for Services to Local Government in 2015. She is a Trustee of the Centre for Ageing Better, an independent charitable foundation working to help everyone enjoy a good later life and also holds non-executive positions in the NHS. Cheryl also works for the Local Government Association as an independent adviser on health and social care partnerships.

Chris Krol – TreasurerPicture of Chris Krol

Chris is an experienced chartered accountant and a partner at Hale & Co and the  Primary Audit Director in Craufurd Hale Audit Services Limited, the audit arm of Hale & Co.  In addition to varied client work for individuals and businesses, Chris is the group’s anti-money laundering officer and advises on  compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations.

Philip Love – Trustee Picture of Philip Love

Philip is a Trustee and a former local councillor representing the Belmont ward. Philip is very active in the community and is a trustee of Spoore Merry Rixman Foundation, Poole & Rings and the Charles Davis Trust.

Jason Rawlings – Trustee

Jason has over twenty years strategic, financial, transformation and people leadership experience in consumer-led industries in the UK and internationally. His achievements include delivering large-scale retail transformation programmes, shared services, bank mergers as well as co-founding a marketing consultancy business. He is a qualified coach and uses these talents to grow people, teams and UK charities.

Manprit Singh Vig – Trustee

Manprit brings valuable lived experience expertise with a decade of practitioner perspective supporting marginalised communities on the frontline in the housing, employment, and humanitarian sectors. He is a freelancer advancing diversity, equity and inclusion for philanthropic and social investment organisations. Having personally sought and signposted others to their Local Citizen Advice services, feels honoured to serve as a Trustee.

Kevyn Stanley- Trustee – Vice Chair and IT lead

Kevyn is a semi-retired IT Programme Director who for the last decade or so has specialised in large IT led Central Government business transformations for Home Office, MOJ, MOD etc. Prior to that he was Delivery lead for a couple of the larger IT suppliers.