Meet the Trustees
The Trust in Enfield could not be what it is today without the commitment and dedication of our Trustees, many whom have been with us for years. All of them bring the necessary skills and background to guide and safeguard this wonderful legacy for the benefit of residents and business in the Ancient Parish of Enfield.
Chair | Finance
Sue has been a Trustee for 24 years and is involved with other charities. Also a Justice of the Peace, Sue likes being in the countryside and spending time with her grandchildren.
Gordon’s career experience includes having being a Solicitor, departmental and corporate manager. He was afterwards a consultant and Programme Manager. He has served in voluntary management roles in the CAB, Victim Support and Enfield’s sports centres. He is married and has two grown daughters and five grandchildren.
Neil Patrick Thompson
Neil spent the bulk of his career in the travel industry, with a number of senior operational and marketing roles. Latterly, he became one of the UK’s leading Sales and Operational planning experts, working on projects in the UK, across the EU and in Asia. A long-term Enfield resident, Neil now sits on our Market Committee.
Grants | Market
One of two Church appointed Trustees, Sue has a background in High Street retail and marketing, enjoys Pilates and was a Gamesmaker at the London 2012 Olympics, driving IOC delegates around London!
Finance | Personal Grants
Michael has lived in Enfield all his life, was educated at St Andrews Primary School and Bishop Stopford`s C of E Secondary School prior to a degree from the University of Wales and a career in teaching. He is passionate about Enfield Town, attends St Andrew`s Church and has been a member of Enfield Council (Town Ward) since 1994.
Dr Patrick O’Mahony
A Trustee of 17 years, Dr O’Mahony is also a Trustee of the Nightingale Cancer Support Centre in Enfield as well as working at the Abernethy House Surgery on Silver Street.
Finance | Education
Education | Finance
A passionate educationalist, the Trust was thrilled when Cheryl, who has now retired, joined the Education Committee eighteen months ago, bringing her experience as the ex Head Teacher of St Anne’s High School with her.
Finance | Market
A Chartered Accountant and Chair of the Finance Committee, Michael is Enfield born, bred and educated. He was “press-ganged (willingly)” to become a Trustee following the retirement of the Trust’s auditors 1999.
Market | Education
Born, schooled and married In Enfield Town, the main competitor for the family Greengrocers business was Enfield Market, which may be why Jim chose to become a Trustee after retiring, in 2014.
Nick Maunder Taylor
Nicholas is a RICS Fellow, published National Geographic photographer, one of 500 civilians to have done a 30,000 feet parachute jump and has recently completed a walk around the coast of Britain.
Market | HR
Bringing his expertise in Human Relations to the Trust for three years, Paul has worked in the Leisure industry for Enfield Council and was a Gamesmaker working with the Olympic Soccer Tournament.
Finance | Education | HR
John Tanner is the Trust’s 2nd Church appointed Trustee. John has interesting career background starting from working with the Ministry of Justice, Assets Recovery Agents, National Crime Agency to working for the HMRC.