Mindy Sawhney

Mindy Sawhney

Chairman

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Mindy joined the Board in 2003, becoming Chairman in September 2010

Mindy joined the Board in 2003, becoming Chairman in September 2010. She runs her own consulting practice, advising clients in the private, public and voluntary sector on strategy, change and organisational development, both in the UK and overseas. Mindy lives in London with her husband Ben and two young children. She is also a trustee of the British Scholarship Trust, and is a keen (if haphazard) gardener and baker of cakes. Mindy’s ideal break is a day at the Chelsea Flower Show.

Linda Beaney

Linda Beaney

Vice Chairman

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Linda has been a Trustee for six years. Formerly a founding partner of a firm of central London estate agents Linda specialised in developments and major projects.

Linda has been a Trustee for six years. Formerly a founding partner of a firm of central London estate agents Linda specialised in developments and major projects. She is also currently on the Board of Brentwood Theatre and previously Hornchurch Theatre Trust and the development council of Shakespeare’s Globe. She was made a Freeman of the City of London in 1984. Her interests include golf, tennis, theatre and her retired assistance dog “Bizzie.”

Philip White

Philip White

Vice Chairman

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Philip joined the Board in 2009, having previously served as a committee member.

Philip joined the Board in 2009, having previously served as a committee member. He is a member of the Finance, Audit and Risk committee. Philip is an accountant and has worked in the finance sector for 25 years across a wide range of disciplines, specialising in risk for the past six years. He lives in Kent with his wife Melanie and their four children, two cats and a selection of chickens. Philip’s ideal holiday is something active and mad like climbing Everest or canoeing the Amazon – but nothing scary!

Gavin Wright

Gavin Wright

Vice Chairman

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Gavin joined the Board in 2011.

Gavin joined the Board in 2011. He is currently Director of Human Resources at Brighton University and has had a varied career in both the private and public sector, specialising in HR and people development. Gavin earned our gratitude and admiration when he ran the London Marathon for Team Revitalise in 2014. He lives near Chichester with his partner Tara and their two children. In his spare time, Gavin is a keen rock climber, runner and frustrated surfer.

Mike Ashton

Mike Ashton

Trustee

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Mike joined the Board in January 2014 and is Chair of the Income and Market Development Committee.

Mike joined the Board in January 2014 and is Chair of the Income and Market Development Committee. He is the founder and current MD of consulting and training business Ashton Brand Consulting Group, which helps businesses to implement training solutions that transform their customer experience, manage change and enhance performance. Mike hopes to bring his considerable experience to bear in support of Revitalise’s marketing activity. Mike plays drums for a Beatles tribute band and his ideal break would be a road trip around Europe, playing at all the great music venues and taking in the sights.

Richard Poxton

Richard Poxton

Trustee

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Richard joined the Board in 2010 and is the Chairman of the Guest Experience Committee.

Richard joined the Board in 2010 and is the Chairman of the Guest Experience Committee. He has worked on the policy and development side of social care for a lot of his working life, most recently on a selfemployed basis, and has spent much of the past few years working to improve outcomes for people with learning disabilities. Richard is married and lives in Twickenham with his wife Zoe. He particularly enjoys walking up Mount Snowdon with Zoe and friends and his ideal break is always the next one!

Simon Law

Simon Law

Trustee

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Simon joined the Board in 2013 and is Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee.

Simon joined the Board in 2013 and is Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee. He is currently Head of Audit at Nationwide Building Society. Simon’s background is in stakeholder management, financial controls, financial appraisals and internal and external audit. He was also a trustee of Nationwide’s charitable foundation for five years until 2013. Simon went the extra mile (then the remaining 25.2) for us when he completed the London Marathon with Team Revitalise in 2014. He lives in Chepstow with his wife and two young children. Simon’s favourite break is spending time with his family and relaxing in the sun.

David Robinson

David Robinson

Trustee

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David joined the Board in 2013 and serves on the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee.

David joined the Board in 2013 and serves on the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee. He is a chartered accountant and is passionate about public service, having worked in the public sector for 28 years. David is currently Director of Finance for Sense and Sense International and is also a Director of The Coventry Society for the Blind. He lives in Birmingham with his partner Louise and their two cats. David is a keen (but depressed) Aston Villa fan and a very poor golfer. His ideal break is a day out and about in any city – the busier the better.

Victoria Schneider

Victoria Schneider

Trustee

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Victoria is a solicitor who specialises in advising charities and social enterprises.

Victoria is a solicitor who specialises in advising charities and social enterprises. She has worked at Bates Wells and Braithwaite, a leading charity and social enterprise firm, since 2012. Before that she worked in-house as a solicitor at the NSPCC and trained at the commercial law firm, Jones Day. Victoria lives in North London with her husband and enjoys volunteering at Kith & Kids, a Tottenham based charity which supports people with a learning disability or autism and their families. Any spare time is usually spent watching or playing sport and an ideal break is by the seaside!

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