Trustees

Dr Kate Brown BA, MA, PHD

Chair since 2012, trustee since 2006 (on maternity leave)

I’m a lecturer and researcher in Social Policy and Crime at The University of York, focusing on vulnerability and also the research lead on Leeds City Council's Prostitution Strategic Partnership.

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Anna Green

Trustee since 2014, Safeguarding Lead for the organisation

Being a Trustee allows me to support the team, bringing new knowledge and skills from my current job with the NHS to the role.

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Cynthia Whitworth

Trustee since retiring in 2006

Whilst my main role is initially to support the CEO with resources matters, I also take the notes at Trustee meetings and help out with anything else that crops up.

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Paddy Trimmer

Paddy Trimmer RD, BSc, MSc - Trustee since 2016 and Acting Chair since January 2017

I am a self employed Management Consultant and Executive coach. I generally work with not for profit and public sector organisations. I provide support to board teams and individuals to help them improve their effectiveness, management skills and develop governance structures and behaviours that allow them to focus on better outcomes for their clients.

I am also an Associate Lecturer in Business at Anglia Ruskin University and a Chartered Member of CIPD.

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Sarah Martin

2016 - Trustee Business Development and Basis Training

I'm responsible for Business Development and the relationship between the charity and Basis Training.

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Francesca Hewitt

January 2014 Marketing and Communications

Trustee responsible for Marketing and Communications of the charity. I Basis after being referred by another Trustee and took up the position because I believe in the charity’s ethos of providing safety, information and support to enable women and girls to make their own life choices.

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