THE national disability charity, Sense, has appointed four new trustees to its board.
The Trustees, Vivienne Hoskins, Nathan Taylor, Ben Cooper and Mark Westwell have either been appointed to a four-year term in the first instance or co-opted for one year.
Sense Chief Executive, Richard Kramer, said:
“We’re absolutely delighted to announce Vivienne, Nathan, Ben and Mark as our new trustees.
“They join a board that has significant experience, an innovative approach and a real passion for the cause.
“We are confident, that under their stewardship, Sense will deliver on its ambitious strategy to support more families and people living with complex disabilities.”
The charity recently said farewell to outgoing trustee Natalie Assad, who has stepped down after completing eight years as a trustee.
About the new board members:
Vivienne Hoskins has a background of leadership in children’s charities, developing and delivering digital transformation strategy, performance improvement and change management. She has two disabled sons.
Nathan Taylor is the Assistant Head of a Special School; a sector he has worked in for 25 years. He has a son with a learning disability.
Ben Cooper has a strong background in politics, is a Senior Researcher at a well-known think tank and has a disability.
Mark Westwell has a background in banking and served as a Board Director for multiple regulated businesses. He’s currently a non-executive director & chair, on two boards and has been involved in charity fundraising for many years. Mark will join as a co-opted Trustee in the first instance.