Paddy Trimmer

Paddy Trimmer RD, BSc, MSc - Chair (Trustee and Chair since 2016)

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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Josephine Maguire

March 2015

I'm the Treasurer for Basis Yorkshire and works closely with the Finance Manager, the CEO and other Trustees on the financial oversight of the charity, including reviewing financial performance , planning ahead and assessing and reporting to other Trustees on the financial risks to the charity. I also get involved in setting policies in relation to financial management.

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Rob Milligan

Trustee since 2018

My core role is to support the CEO, Trustees and the Basis team on developing the strategy for the charity and ensure the appropriate governance to support delivery of the strategy.

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Frances Storr

Trustee since 2019

I am a director of Levati and we do leadership development and organisational development. I am an organisational psychologist by trade and much of my work is helping people have the conversations they need to have in order to do the work they need to do.

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Helen Millott

Trustee (since February 2019)

I work at the University of Leeds as a lecturer where I lead the Physician Associate Studies programme. I am interested in how new healthcare roles can be integrated into the current workforce of different sectors and how we can make inclusive health the norm within our curricula.

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Gemma Ahearne


I have a broad role as a Trustee.

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