The Countess Howe
Elizabeth was appointed as one of our trustees in August 2011 and became chair in March 2013. 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 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 Secretary of Kop Hill Climb Festival and Chairman of the Risborough Area Residents Association. (RARA)
Graham became a trustee in June 2011 and is now retired, having formerly been 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 went on to work for 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.
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.
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 says he is very much looking forward to making a positive contribution to the work of Heart of Bucks.
Annalise is Head of Client Development for 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 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.
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.
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.
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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.