Filter Staff

Donna Blanche MSc, DipSW

Chief Executive Officer – Donna joined us in 2018 and has over 25 years senior leadership & management experience in the charity & education sectors. She is … Read More

Emily Stafford DipCouns

Counselling Co-ordinator – Emily joined us in 2019 as a Counsellor and has also taken on the role to co-ordinate our Counselling 4 Carers service. She qualified … Read More

Jody Hayter

Charity Administrator – Jody joined us in 2021. She has over 20 years experience in an administration role and enjoys supporting people. She is married with … Read More

Nicky Stafford

Administrator – Nicky joined us in 2022 and has over 32 years’ experience in administration within the local hotel industry and schools. She has 2 daughters … Read More

Brian Davis

Founding Trustee – Brian has previously been the Chair of The Leonardo Trust. He has had a long career in taxation and financial advice. The founder … Read More

Anne Dixon MBA

Trustee – Anne was born Manchester and has been a resident of Bournemouth since 1973. She became a trustee of The Leonardo Trust in February 2019 … Read More

Lindsay Oliver

Trustee – Lindsay is a retired professional vocalist and has been a carer for over 20 years. She became a Trustee to offer an insight into … Read More

Ben Cole

Trustee – Ben has over 25 years’ experience in financial services, predominantly working within investment banks. Ben currently works within a

Simon Clifford

Trustee (Chair) – Simon has a long career in journalism and broadcasting working for the BBC for the majority of that time. For the past 12 … Read More

Nicola Beckley

Trustee – Nicola, recently joined the Leonardo Trust as a trustee and board member. For the past 7 years she has been working as a Director … Read More

Mevin Sohorye

Trustee – Mevin hails from the island of Mauritius and began his career in care under the advice of his greatest influence – His Mum. For … Read More