Transitions UK has six Trustees, with one more under application:
Andrew Sykes – Chairman of Trustees
Andrew Sykes is Chairman of the RHG Insurance group – a substantial insurance and investment company which he set up and developed himself over 20 years. He has a BA in insurance administrations and qualifications in business studies and IT. He has extensive contacts and a very strong reputation across the region for quality of the company’s staff and products. He is very committed to youth work and supports and volunteers for a community boating association with similar groups. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of Rotary, and a freeman of London.
Zee Razaq – Charity Treasurer
Zee is a qualified accountant, and runs Certax Accounting, a Harpenden based accounting business. He has been with us only for a few months and is making a fantastic contribution to the charity’s internal accounting and works closely with Ron Overton, our Chief Executive to ensure we have the right information to make good decisions about the Charity’s future development.
Zee is very keen to help support the vision of Transitions UK and is enthusiastic about helping young people in ways that change their lives – and loves the very diverse pool of volunteers as well as beneficiaries that we work with.
Chris has a BSC in electrical engineering and has an impressive track record of business launch and development . He rose to the rank of Colonel in the army and has used his leadership and team building skills to develop his businesses- including a consultancy business helping others to do so. He is well connected and happy to leverage those connections for the charity. He has a particular heart for young people and works through cricket to help young people with disabilities and other issues.
Greg has an MBA and has a great deal of experience of project management, both commercially and across the voluntary sector. He is a skilled trainer and mentor and also has a passion for health and well being, training people in fitness and wholeness as part of that approach. He has a background in IT support and development and in communications generally. Greg is also a trustee of a family charity and is concerned to work with people in their relational context.
Mahmood is a Business Development Consultant, including working with international brands, and with a range of national and regional clients. Mahmood has excellent contacts with Health agencies and with the Asian Community alongside his wider business and community interests. Mahmood is passionate about helping young people and delighted to be a Board Member at Transitions UK.
Gail is an accomplished businesswoman with a background in retail and business development and brings her contacts and experience to the Board of Transitions UK. Gail has personal experience of some of the issues we are set up to address and is concerned to ensure disadvantaged young people receive the support they need.
Want to join us?
We are still looking to add two or three other highly motivated and committed Trustees to the Board. Please get in touch if you believe that might be you.