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Victim Support appoints three new members to its Board of Trustees

INDEPENDENT charity Victim Support is proud to welcome Amanda Hamilton-Stanley, Helen Evans and Rachel Onikosi as the three newest members of its Board of Trustees. 

Together, Amanda, Helen and Rachel will bring a diverse and uniquely valuable set of skills and experiences to Victim Support’s leadership structure:

Amanda Hamilton-Stanley

Amanda is a prominent lawyer with nearly three decades of commercial experience and was most recently the head of legal and compliance for a multi-national consumer goods business. Having suffered through a personal tragedy when her brother was fatally wounded as a victim of knife crime in 2018, Amanda decided to get involved with Victim Support and has been active in her family’s local community, raising awareness of knife crime. With expertise in areas of risk, governance and compliance as well as experience as a former trustee of Unseen (which supports victims of modern slavery and human trafficking), along with her lived experience, Amanda is uniquely well placed to help Victim Support meet the varied and emerging needs of victims.

Helen Evans

As a partner in Deloitte’s Insurance Consulting practice, Helen focuses on shaping, leading and delivering regulatory change programmes. With over fifteen years of experience as a Project & Programme Management Consultant as well as experience working in a variety of industries prior to joining Deloitte, Helen has a diverse set of transferable skills across multiple themes ranging from technology installations to large scale initiatives involving cultural and organisational change. Helen is already involved in our project to procure and roll out a new case management system. 

Rachel Onikosi

Rachel is a Councillor in the London Borough of Lewisham. In addition to this role, she sits on the governing body of two primary schools, serves as a magistrate at two South East London courts and is a Non-Executive Director of the Consumer Council for Water. Prior to her current role, she also worked as a consumer advocate with the Consumer Council for Water, where she challenged water companies on their customer performance and value for money. Through these different roles, Rachel has accumulated significant experience in championing individual and community rights and customer care which are hugely important skills to have on our board.  

Diana Fawcett, Chief Executive of Victim Support, welcomed the new Board members, she said:

“We are immensely pleased to welcome Amanda, Helen and Rachel to Victim Support’s Board of Trustees, and we are looking forward to working with them to deliver our organisational mission with the help of their uniquely valuable experiences and skills.”

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