Trustees are ultimately responsible for the decisions and management of the Trust, but they are supported by a part time management team and also use the services of professional advisors as and when appropriate.
Viv trained with McKinsey & Co. before moving into Sales & Marketing with Virgin Group and Tesco. She has lived in Warwick since 2013 with her husband and three children. As Chair of 2nd Warwick Sea Scouts she has helped lead them through their major new HQ development.
Viv is a co-opted trustee and is on the Grants Committee.
John was Finance Director of Jaguar, a number of FTSE 100 companies and finally Director General, Finance at the Government’s Department for Business. He has lived in Warwick since 1971. John is a co-opted trustee.
John is on the Finance & Investment and the EWC committees.
David started in business but was called into ordained ministry and is now the vicar for St Michael’s, Budbrooke. David lives in Warwick with his wife and four children and is nominated by the Bishop of Coventry.
David is on the Grants committee.
Marie-Bernadette is Group Finance Director for a national company based in Coventry. She lives in Warwick with her husband and three sons. Marie-Bernadette is nominated by Warwick Independent Schools Foundation, where she is a Governor.
Marie-Bernadette is on the Finance & Investment and EWC committees.
Kate enjoyed a long career in HR for a large corporate law firm. She sits as a Chair on the bench at Birmingham Magistrate Court. Kate was previously a Governor of Warwick Independent Schools Foundation.
Kate is a co-opted trustee and is on the Grants committee.
Steve is an active member of All Saints, Ladbroke and is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee for the Coventry Diocesan Board of Finance. Before retiring he held a number of Finance Director and Chief Executive roles. Steve is nominated by the Archdeacon of Warwick.
Steve chairs the Finance & Investment committee.
Ian recently retired as the Senior Leader at Saltisford Church and prior to that he was the Pastor at Castle Hill Baptist Church. He has lived in/near Warwick for over 30 years.
Ian is a co-opted trustee and chairs the Grants Committee.
Sue was the Business Manager at Aylesford School and before that was a science teacher. She has lived in Warwick for over 30 years and is a co-opted Trustee.
Sue is on the Grants Committee.
Simon is Town Councillor for Saltisford Ward, and is the Council’s nominated trustees to the Trust.
He has lived in Warwick all his life and is Chair of the Packmores Residents Association.
Simon is on the Grants Committee.
Bernardine is Head of EU, Trade & Competition Law for international law firm, Gowling WLG. She lives in Warwick
Bernardine is a co-opted trustee and is on the Finance & Investment committee
The day to day management of the Trust is handled by 3 part timers. They operate from offices above Margetts Estate Agents at 12 High Street.
Jonathan is a Chartered Accountant and former Finance Director.
He is also the Clerk to the Lord Leycester Hospital and is an active member of the Rotary Club of Warwick and Warwick Court Leet.
Belinda has supported various Clerks since 1985
Jackie is a self-employed accountant and has done the accounts for the Trust since 2001.
The trustees use a number of specialist advisors. Currently these include:
|Lodders, Eversheds, Shakespeare Martineau
|Accounting and Tax:
|Cushman & Wakefield
|Agricultural and Land:
|Asset Risk Consultants, Veritas, CCLA, Savills Charities Property Fund