Ruth Mannell – Trustee (Vice Chair)
Ruth has previously been a Trafford carer for her elderly mother who had dementia. She has experience of voluntary caring work both in this country, Zambia and the Philippines. Until recently Ruth was the chair of the Trafford branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, although she is no longer the chair she is still a member of the MS branch committee and this has led to her working with various voluntary and health agencies; she is also a magistrate at the Trafford courthouse. Her professional life was in education and in the last 11 years of her working life she was Deputy Head and then Acting Head at a large independent school in Oldham. Ruth has been a trustee at the Carers Centre since 2007.
Ian Mather – Trustee (Treasurer)
Ian’s background is as an accountant and currently works as a Costing and Commissioning Analystfor NICE (National Institute of Health and Care Excellence), he has previously worked as a Management Accountant for Central Manchester and Manchester Children’s Foundation Trust, NHS Manchester, and Salford Royal Foundation Trust.
Ian brings to the board an expertise in Accounts and has experience of analysing complex financial information.
Ian has been a trustee at the Carers Centre since 2012.
Marc Collier – Trustee (Chair)
Chris Golding – Trustee
Joanne Harding – Trustee