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Trustees

Carney’s Community has a Management Committee of seven members who meet on a monthly basis and are responsible for the strategic direction and policy of the charity.

The trustees are from a variety of professional backgrounds relevant to the work of Carney’s Community:

Paul Delaney, Chair
Paul works at the UK’s leading progressive think-tank – The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR). He has expertise in charity governance, fundraising and public affairs, with a broad contact network of public policy stakeholders across Westminster, the private sector and amongst civil society organisations.

Alison Watkins, Treasurer & Company Secretary
Alison is a qualified accountant with 20 years’ experience who currently works at Deutsche Bank. Alison has also been a Special Constable for the Metropolitan Police (Wandsworth Borough) since July 2009.

Walter Boyle
Walter has vast experience helping people overcome addiction, and has worked with successful charities such as NACRO. Currently, Walter is a manager at Equinox Alcohol Counselling Service, supporting addicts to re-engage with their communities and overcome their alcohol misuse. Due to his work experience, Walter has developed connections with many agencies involved in rehabilitation of offenders and has experience of project management and fundraising.

Tania Brooks
Tania runs her own homeware, toy and gift business. She has volunteered on the children's ward of her local hospital as a play co-ordinator. Tania has worked as a coach for Guildford Juniors Netball club, which she helped set up. She has also been a Youth Club Liaison officer and worked as a neighbourhood watch warden.

Shnay Chohan
Shnay has a degree in Management from Cass Business School, and has experience in training, organisational development and business consultancy.

Lucy Davidson
Lucy is an experienced counsellor and is currently completing a PsychD in Counselling Psychology. She has worked as a Bereavement Counsellor and a GP counsellor, and also has experience in fundraising.