Our Trustees

As a not-for-profit organisation, Camphill Village Trust is governed by a Board of Trustees that brings knowledge and experience about the social care sector. Meet our Trustees..

Chair of Trustees

Brian Walsh

Brian Walsh

Brian’s career began in 1982 as a trainee social worker working with deaf people.His career since has involved senior positions in the...

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Brian Walsh

Brian Walsh

Brian’s career began in 1982 as a trainee social worker working with deaf people.His career since has involved senior positions in the charity and statutory sectors, including disability charity Scope and, most recently, Coventry City Council. He was recognised for his services to social care with an OBE in 2015. Brian is also a board member of Skills for Care, a charity providing support for adult social care organisations in recruiting, developing and leading their staff team. He became a trustee of Camphill Village Trust in October 2016.

Trustees

Nana Banton

Nana Banton

Nana has more than 15 years’ experience as an advisor/consultant on change management projects in the public, private, and not for profit...

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Nana Banton

Nana Banton

Nana has more than 15 years’ experience as an advisor/consultant on change management projects in the public, private, and not for profit sectors, bringing this experience as a Trustee of Camphill Village Trust. She also brings a commitment to supporting opportunities for all, to realise their potential, particularly the most vulnerable in our society.
Felicity Chadwick Histed

Felicity Chadwick Histed

Felicity has 20+ years experience as a Trustee for local, regional and national UK charities, including Rethink, NUS Charity Services, Richmond Youth...

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Felicity Chadwick Histed

Felicity Chadwick Histed

Felicity has 20+ years experience as a Trustee for local, regional and national UK charities, including Rethink, NUS Charity Services, Richmond Youth Partnership amongst others as well as current board Trustee roles with the National Autistic Society and the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust. Felicity spent 12 years in major fundraising roles for Samaritans, Citizens Advice and the Royal Free Hospital Charity. She has 14 years of experience as a board director for private sector companies. She was Chair of the Board of Trustee for Camphill Village Trust Sept 2014 – Sept 2016.
Tim Bishop

Tim Bishop

Tim Bishop has more than 35 years of experience working in health and social care and will be using this experience as...

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Tim Bishop

Tim Bishop

Tim Bishop has more than 35 years of experience working in health and social care and will be using this experience as a Trustee. Tim has held senior roles in adult social care and within NHS organisations, and is currently the Independent Chair of the Northamptonshire Safeguarding Adults Board, a Lay Member on the Governing Body of the West Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group and an Non-Executive Director on the board of Optalis a Local Authority Trading company that provides social care in Berkshire.
Steve Godwin

Steve Godwin

Steve’s connection to the charity is through his daughter who has been a resident in a Camphill Village Trust Community for many...

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Steve Godwin

Steve Godwin

Steve’s connection to the charity is through his daughter who has been a resident in a Camphill Village Trust Community for many years. Steve is the principal of a professional advisory service is experienced in management, strategic planning, marketing, business development and innovation, sustainable growth and social enterprise. Steve oversaw the appointment of the charity’s first social enterprise role and will continue to contribute to the development of social and income generation enterprises across the charity.
Karen Walker

Karen Walker

Karen's sister lives in the Grange Community and has been in Camphill for over forty years. Karen has had a long career...

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Karen Walker

Karen Walker

Karen's sister lives in the Grange Community and has been in Camphill for over forty years. Karen has had a long career in education and is now the Regional Director for a large multi academy trust. She is committed to improving the education and life chances for all, including the most vulnerable children, and helping them realise their potential.
Jean Henderson

Jean Henderson

Jean is a qualified social worker and has extensive senior management experience within both the statutory and voluntary sector. She brings a...

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Jean Henderson

Jean Henderson

Jean is a qualified social worker and has extensive senior management experience within both the statutory and voluntary sector. She brings a comprehensive understanding of health and social care service provision, and volunteering, to Camphill Village Trust.
Lindsey Wishart

Lindsey Wishart

Lindsey is a qualified accountant with an established career in finance within social services. She also has significant experience in the financial...

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Lindsey Wishart

Lindsey Wishart

Lindsey is a qualified accountant with an established career in finance within social services. She also has significant experience in the financial governance of national not for profit learning disability organisations. She is committed to supporting people to find good outcomes in their lives and recognising the skills and assets that each person has.
Jeremy Young

Jeremy Young

Jeremy is a Marine Biologist. Camphill Village Trust he says provides communities in which people can flourish and support each other, enjoying...

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Jeremy Young

Jeremy Young

Jeremy is a Marine Biologist. Camphill Village Trust he says provides communities in which people can flourish and support each other, enjoying companionship and contributing meaningfully rather than just being cared for. Jeremy is also keen is keen to encourage community members to participate better in the wider community. His son lives in a Camphill community.

Officers

C.E.O. Huw John

C.E.O. Huw John

Huw has been Chief Executive since February 2011. Previously he spent ten years as C.E.O. of Manchester Care. Married with two children,...

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C.E.O. Huw John

C.E.O. Huw John

Huw has been Chief Executive since February 2011. Previously he spent ten years as C.E.O. of Manchester Care. Married with two children, Huw lives in Manchester and is a keen rugby fan.