The Countess Howe SSStJ DL
Elizabeth was appointed as one of our trustees in August 2011. She is also president of the Epilepsy Society, county president of St John Ambulance and a trustee or patron at numerous other charities. Elizabeth is also a governor at several schools, having spent many years working as a teacher. She was Buckinghamshire’s High Sheriff in 2010/11. Elizabeth is also a director of BCF (KHC) Ltd.
Simon Deans LLB
Simon is Senior Partner of a regional law firm based in Gerrards Cross. He specialises in corporate and commercial law, helping owners of private companies to achieve their goals. Simon brings 20 years of legal expertise to support Heart of Bucks where in addition to his Trustee responsibilities, he chairs the Loans Committee. Simon lives in High Wycombe with his wife, Cath and their three children and three dogs. Simon is involved with grassroots football, coaching for two local junior clubs.
Philip was appointed as a trustee in 2017 having assisted with Heart of Bucks’ financial recording, on a voluntary basis, since his retirement in 2014. His career in finance and accounting included 25 years working with BP and 11 years in a local grammar school. Philip is also a director of BCF (KHC) Ltd.
Linda Cannon Clegg M.A., B.Ed Hons
A former head teacher with 22 years of experience in education, Linda was appointed a trustee in June 2013. She is also actively involved as a trustee of the Wycombe Heritage and Arts Trust and Secretary of Kop Hill Climb Festival and Chairman of the Risborough Residents Association.
Graham became a trustee in June 2011 and is a director in a Beaconsfield-based Chartered Accountants business. He is actively involved in his local community, is an elected Councillor and was the 2012/13 Mayor of Beaconsfield.
A banker by background and training (30 years), Joe switched to Oxford University in 1999, retiring in 2011. His home base has been near Latimer in Buckinghamshire since 1952 and he is currently a trustee of various not-for-profit organisations, including Heart of Bucks, which he joined in 2015. He was High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire in 2014/15.
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Trudi lives in Speen and has worked in care for over 25 years in a variety of senior roles. She is now a director/owner of a specialist live-in care business based in Buckinghamshire as well as a trustee at the Princes Centre in Princes Risborough. Trudi has previously worked in both charity and housing association organisations and brings wealth of experience in service provision. Trudi’s experience includes care and support to people with complex needs, including autism, challenging behaviour, profound and multiple learning difficulties and also specialist dementia care.
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