Joanne Turley (Chair) is a people and performance consultant for ARK Consultancy where she supports clients with a range of training and development, resilience and capacity building, social value and impact measurement, recruitment and assessment and consultancy services. She has been working with the public sector for over 12 years and has a background in community and people development. Joanne is practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming, as well as holding licences for a variety of psychometric and behavioural-based assessment tools. She is also working towards her ILM level 7 in coaching and mentoring.

Bernard Clarke  co-owns a management consultancy. Prior to that he has worked in academia and two YMCAs in the South of England. He co-founded a street child charity in Africa and is passionate about the mission and values YMCA Crewe demonstrates. With his family, he is a member of a prayer community in Stoke-on-Trent. At heart, he is a facilitator and seeks to bring the best out of others.

Phil Pitcher studied Art and Design, before working with young offenders providing Intermediate Treatment in Hertfordshire. He then spent 15 years managing BBC property in West London for TV production. More recently, he spent 25 years running projects for major international clients including IBM, British Council, BP, UKAEA and Ericsson, building new facilities for R&D offices, test labs, and data halls in Western Europe. Throughout his career, Phil has been part of, and led teams of talented individuals He believes that the most successful projects can only be achieved by enabling people to realise their full potential

Bob Ellison is also a Trustee.

Managers and Team Leaders

Becky Parke – Housing and Support Manager
Fatima Perriman – Finance Manager
Mark Hills – Chief Executive Officer
Sue Bishop – Company Secretary
Mark Deaville – Properties Team Leader
Tracey Bentley – Children and Families Team Leader