Board of Trustees

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The role of trustees in charity governance cannot be underestimated. Our diverse board of experts help The Wallich remain solvent, compliant, safe and trusted.

The third sector is currently facing a number of challenges, with ever increasing demands and resources that don’t increase at the same rate.

As trustees, they are committed to ensuring that services are delivered to maximum public benefit whilst upholding the highest ethical standards.

At The Wallich, we hold our organisational values close to our hearts and they transfer directly into how we set the culture of the charity at board level. Ultimately, our role is to scrutinise but this must be balanced with our supportive role as critical friends.

 

OUR TRUSTEES

Keith Power

Chair

Keith recently retired from corporate life after an impressive global leadership career, spanning automotive, coatings, energy, and F&B sectors and returned to Cardiff from his most recent assignment in Shanghai, China.

He brings his vast and wide-ranging corporate and leadership experience to The Wallich as Chair.

Will Henson

Vice chair

Will is the Policy and External Affairs Manager at Community Housing Cymru. He previously worked for The Wallich in the Communications and Public Affairs team.

Sarah Botterill

Treasurer

Sarah brings extensive experience in business management, financial governance and strategic leadership.

She is also our Welsh Language champion for the board.

Allan Meek

Allan is an accomplished individual in the private sector and is an engineer by trade.

Allan specialises in business planning and sits on the HR committee.

Cristina Nestares

Cristina is the CEO of UK Insurance at Admiral Insurance. Cristina has more than 18 years’ international experience within the financial service sector.

Dr Rossana Oretti

Rosanna was previously a Consultant Psychiatrist specialising in addictions within Cardiff and Vale.

She also sat on the Advisory Panel of Substance Misuse (APoSM) to Welsh Government for 10 years, advising on substance misuse policies and developments.

Rosanna became a trustee as she wanted to continue to support homeless people after retirement.

Prof Simon Moore

Simon is a renowned and respected Professor at Cardiff University.

In addition to a vast academic portfolio of published work, Simon specialises in service evaluation and impact assessments to do with reducing alcohol-related harm.

Siobhan Williams

Siobhan is a solicitor at Darwin Gray.

She focuses on overall Governance at The Wallich and is Chair of the HR committee.

Dr Sue Thomas

Sue offers specialist nursing experience in developing person-centered, compassionate community health and care services.

With a background in clinical practice, university, research and education roles – as well as strategic and professional leadership – she brings a wealth of relevant clinical expertise to the board.

 

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Join The Wallich Board of Trustees 

If you have essential skills that you could bring to The Wallich Board of Trustees, register your interest for joining our board via email: mail@thewallich.net