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Our Trustees

We are very fortunate to have a dedicated Trustee board who between them have a vast array of skills and experience including medical practice, law, and IT security. We are currently recruiting new Trustees, particularly those with a specialism in PR, Marketing, and Fundraising. Please see our recruitment pages for more information.

Glynn Buckley BA Hons (Law) FCMI MCIArb Solicitor

Chair of Trustees

As Chair of Trustees for the last 5 years, Glynn, has supported the former and current CEO and the Board strategically. He has been a solicitor in a local leading law firm since 1983 and now specialises in supporting small medium enterprises and businesses with legal related issues and business risk management.

Tony Tompkins


As Group Finance Director at UTV Media and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Tony brings a wealth of financial expertise to his role of Treasurer to the Board of Trustees.

Sunil Angris BM BS B Med Sci


Sunil is a former GP and clinical manager, having worked in North Staffordshire for 24 years, with national experience on key NHS committees. Currently he is a director in a consultancy firm and a CQC inspector for general practice.

Melaney Doyle Chartered MCIPD MSc (Psychol) MA BSc Hons (Psychol) MBPsS


As a Human Resources Consultant running her own business, Melaney is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development and has many years experience in personnel management, coaching and staff development.

Peter Bassill F.BCS, CISSP


Peter has worked in information security since 1996 and since 2005 has focused on Information Security Management, notably as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of Petroleum Research and recently the Gala Coral Group. His expertise covers enterprise risk management, information security business development  and penetration testing. A trusted adviser to a number of UK organisations on Information Security, Peter spent three years on the security board of Microsoft.

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Dr. Linda Machin

Honorary President

As a leading Research Fellow at Keele University and founder of the Dove Service Linda became Honorary President of the charity in 2015. Through her work with the Adult Attitude to Grief (AAG) assessment tool she is now recognised nationally and internationally as a leading authority on bereavement and grief in adults.

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