Our Trustees

Liz Lloyd
Chair of Trustees

Liz BA BSc MA was Regional Director in charge of ’70 odd’ Youth Hostels in the north of England and later became Business Development Director of the YHA based at HQ in St Albans. Since retiring to her native Herefordshire, she has been a school governor, chaired a number of local charities and enjoyed exploring wild places.

Lynn Chandler

Lynn has spent nearly all her professional life in the education sector. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant she joined BPP Holdings plc and became Group FD in 1993. In 2014 she co-founded vocational training business which was sold in 2014. Lynn then joined an educational start-up, as CFO. Lynn is currently a trustee of two other charities.

Jacob Dowling

Jacob is currently Head of Marketing for a technology start-up in the sustainability sector. Previously, he was the marketing lead for an artificial intelligence and data analytics company and a farm management software provider.
He has a degree in Political Science from the University of Southampton and a diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Dave Aldred

Dave has spent his entire career in financial services working for global banks in risk, sales, product management and senior management positions. Since 2022 he has been focussed on non-executive director/trustee roles, consulting and lecturing.

He has an MBA from Cardiff Metropolitan University, a PGCert from Edinburgh Business School and is a Fellow of both the Chartered Management Institute and The Association of Corporate Treasurers.

David Aitchison

David has spent most of his working life in international education, for the last 10 years has been leading schools in Thailand and Mongolia. He is currently the Headmaster at Heathfield International School in Bangkok. David has an MA from Sunderland University, PGCE, QTS and is currently completing his NPQH.

We are looking for trustees; please click here to see our trustee recruitment page.