OUR TRUSTEES

Our trustees are volunteers who are responsible for the overall control and strategic development of South Bristol Youth.

TINA HALLETT CBE

CHAIR

Tina Hallett was appointed as Chair of Trustees for South Bristol Youth in September 2019.

Tina was a Partner with PwC from 1999 to 2018. From 2014 to 2018 she was the Leader of the Government & Public Sector business reporting to a Management Board member. Tina was PwC’s Lead Partner for National Audit Office.
She is a Chartered Accountant, Prince 2 qualified and holds the BA (Hons) Economics. Tina was a Trustee of a charity for people with severe learning disabilities for 14 years and a Trustee of Youth United (a charity for uniformed youth clubs) for 3 years.
During her years as Partner, Tina set up a coaching initiative with the Ministry of Justice which was shortlisted for an Opportunity Now Award.
Tina was the inaugural Chair of the PwC award winning women’s network.
Tina is passionate about solving issues around Poverty and has linked up with Citizens UK, Living Wage and Fair by Design.
Tina has been recognised for her services to Civil Society, to Mentoring and to Coaching with a CBE in June 2019. Tina is married to a retired naval officer.

LAURA CHESHAM

Laura joined South Bristol Youth as a trustee in June 2017, but she has been involved since 2013 when South Bristol Youth became a charity. She has seen it grow during this period and is excited about the future and the ways in which it can continue to support young people to allow them to flourish. Laura is a solicitor at a local Bristol law firm and specialises in advising charities on all aspects of their governance and operations. She is passionate about charities and the highly important work that they do for society.

PHIL BAILEY

Phil retired from teaching in August 2019 after 43 years as a teacher, Deputy Head and Head Teacher; 20 years of his teaching and leadership career was spent in South Bristol. He was a South Bristol Youth school board representative until retirement and is now an Independent Trustee. As well as being a trustee of South Bristol Youth, Phil does voluntary work as secretary of Clifton Robinson’s Hockey Club and as the joint historian and archivist of Hockey Wales.

UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND

SUZANNE CARRIE

Head of Student Inclusivity

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

PROFESSOR ERIK LITHANDER

Pro-Vice Chancellor Global Engagement

ASHTON PARK SCHOOL

PAUL TALARICO

Deputy Headteacher

BEDMINSTER DOWN SCHOOL

dan goater

Assistant Principal

BRIDGE LEARNING CAMPUS

CAROLINE JENKINS

Family And Community Engagement Worker

MERCHANTS’ ACADEMY

SAM WILLIAMSON

Principal

OASIS ACADEMY BRISLINGTON

INA GOLDBERG

Assistant Principal

OASIS ACADEMY JOHN WILLIAMS

ANDREA REA

Vice Principal

ST. BERNADETTE CATHOLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL

JACKIE GARRETT

Assistant Head Teacher

president of our charity

DENIS BURN

Denis is an engineer by training and worked for several years in the manufacturing industry, followed by careers in consultancy and the education sector. He is a former Master of the Merchant Venturers of Bristol and was the founding chair of Merchants’ Academy. He has a number of public and charitable interests linked to education and culture, including his role as Vice-Chair of Bristol Old Vic. He is the current Chair of the University of Bristol.