Enrych National Trustees
The national organisation of Enrych is governed by a Board of Trustees:
Dr Stephen Large, Chairman
As a GP, Stephen has a keen interest in health and social care issues relating to disability. He spent 7 years as Chairman of the Operations Committee of Leonard Cheshire Disability and latterly Vice Chairman of the charity. Stephen was also responsible for setting up a small charity, which provides support to young acting and singing students.
Jenny Searle, Treasurer
Jenny spent most of her working life in the IT and Communications Industries in technical, marketing and business management roles. She ran her own IT training and consultancy business before retiring to concentrate on voluntary activities. As a disabled person, she is particularly interested in how technology can be used to help disabled people overcome disadvantage. She has many years experience as a charity trustee including 6 years as Chairman of Deafax, a small charity using IT to help deaf people, and 5 years as a trustee of Leonard Cheshire Disability including as Vice-Chairman.
Philip is our longest serving Trustee, having joined Enrych in 2003 and becoming the Chairman of Trustees in 2007. Prior to this, Philip ran his own educational publishing company for over thirty years and was involved with the Oxfordshire Cheshire Home for 15 years, as honorary treasurer and chairman of the management committee.
Liz has been involved with Enrych since 1993, as Chairman of the Aylesbury Advisory Group before joining the main board in 2004. As well as being a trustee for Enrych, Liz has worked at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in the National Spinal Injuries Centre, for the past 20 years. Liz has a physical disability, which she acquired some 30 years ago.
Gary became a Trustee of Enrych in 2015. Gary is an Account Director at Fujitsu UK and brings with him to Enrych the support of two Fujitsu graduates to support the Enrych marketing strategy moving forward.
Jon became a Trustee of Enrych in 2015 with 20 years of blue-chip retail financial services experience, specialising in major change transformations. He brings excellent communications and leadership skills to Enrych alongside extensive experience in voluntary work.
Miriam is also Chair of our Leicestershire and Derbyshire branch
Ray joined the board in 2016 and is Head of Talent and Engagement at Royal Mail. He brings specialist knowledge in the areas of employee learning and development and organisational design .
As Operations Manager, Rachel’s focus is on providing resources, training and operational support to our staff and branches – to enable us to develop a greater level of support to disabled people in the future. Rachel joined Enrych in 2006 and has worked in a number of roles within the organisation, initally as a co-ordinator and now as part of the national team.
Telephone: 01608 676209
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Carole is responsible for all aspects of office and finance management in the Enrych central team. Before joining Enrych Carole owned and managed an event management/floristry/equipment hire business for many years. She then sold the business and went travelling for a while before moving to a management role for a housing association. Carole says “I really enjoy working part time for Enrych, the position gives me the mental stimulation I need and also allows me the free time to work at my hobbies, which are based on, in or under the water!”
Telephone: 01926 485446
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