Moir Stewart

Interim Chair

Moir is a retired police officer with over 30 years of experience working with local communities and was subsequently a Director of Investigations for the Independent Police Complaints Commission. Moir has lived in Penn for 28 years and is a volunteer with Penn & Tylers Green Village Care. Moir was appointed a trustee in March 2019 and became interim Chair in March 2021. Moir enjoys making a positive contribution to the work of Heart of Bucks.

Robert Taylor

Interim Vice Chair

Robert was appointed a trustee in 2017 and is Chairman of the Finance Committee, he also became interim Vice Chair in March 2021. An investment banker for 30 years he has lived in Penn, Bucks since 1987 and is currently also a trustee of Penn Residents Society.

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire

Elizabeth was appointed as a trustee in August 2011 and was Chair between 2013 and 2021. She is also president of the Epilepsy Society and president of Amersham Band, as well as 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.

Philip Manktelow


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.

Lynda Marston-Weston

Lynda has been a trustee since March 2015 and has lived in Buckinghamshire for the past forty years. Her career started as a research scientist but an opportunity to volunteer with the Duke of Edinburgh’s award led to a career in the voluntary youth sector. She is an active volunteer in her local village community and church but finds time to help her husband with his beekeeping and to enjoy walking the family’s dogs in the Bucks countryside.

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 and is the Safeguarding Lead for Heart of Bucks. She is also actively involved as Secretary of Kop Hill Climb Festival and Chairman of the Risborough Area Residents Association. (RARA)

Mark Bradbury

Mark has worked in high street banking all of his working life and for the last 20 years has lived and worked in Buckinghamshire. He is married with three daughters, who are all state educated in the High Wycombe area. Mark has been fortunate enough to work with many local businesses and individuals and Heart of Bucks gives him an opportunity to give something back to the community.

Annalise Pask

Annalise is the Director of The Philanthropy Company, advising charities of all shapes and sizes on growing income to achieve their vision. Annalise lives in Wendover, is passionate about the arts, and enjoys sharing a love of singing through a community choir she has helped to form with local mums.

Lucy Wood


Lucy is a qualified solicitor and partner of the private client team at a regional law firm based in Gerrards Cross, specialising in wills, estate planning and trusts. Lucy has lived and worked locally her whole life and is a keen cook in her spare time.

Richard Collins

As an experienced brand strategist and creative Richard has pursued a passion for helping companies in the public, private and third sector promote their brand reputation. He has helped organisations promote their CSR and sustainability efforts as an integral part of their brand personality. He founded Ecobrand in 2012, which specialises in brand reputation and runs the UK’s first CSR Accreditation Scheme. Richard is the VP for the Bucks Chamber of Commerce Council and a member of the Society of Leadership Fellows, St George’s House, Windsor Castle.

Pippa Kirkbride

Pippa has enjoyed a successful career in food manufacturing and retail and as a Product Development Specialist has worked for United Biscuits, Grand Metropolitan, Northern Foods and Marks and Spencer. Since retiring Pippa has worked for Citizens Advice as a Money Advice Caseworker, as well as supporting Sense; the deafblindness charity. She has also been a governor of a number of schools, most recently the Beacon where she chaired the Admissions and Marketing Committee. Pippa is also the lead trustee for our fundraising programme.

Gaurav Garg

Gaurav has close to 25 years of corporate experience and founded LetsLocalise; a multi-sided digital platform that brings schools closer to the local communities and businesses for both financial and non-financial support. In his spare time, Gaurav enjoys writing and cricket.


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