Apex Trust Staff
The Apex Charitable Trust team located on Merseyside is ready to provide advice and support to both employers and the people who use our services.
Our professional staff and volunteers do their best for every individual they work with.
The Apex Trust team located in St Helens, delivering outreach service across Merseyside is ready to provide advice and support to both employers and the people who use our services. Our professional staff and committed volunteers do their best for every individual they work with With a Board of trustees both existing and new, the experience they bring to the Trust enables us to explore opportunities, supporting the project in development and leading the Merseyside project into financial sustainability, partnership working, which has led to positive working relationships we have created over the years and building on these strengths.
|Claire Jones (Chair)|
|Profession:||Capability Team Lead – Voluntary & Community Action|
|Background:||Voluntary Services, Management, IT support, Capacity Building|
|Mike Macey, FCA (Treasurer)|
|Occupation:||Chartered Accountant & Consultant|
|Background:||Chartered Accountant & Honorary Treasurer - Apex Trust|
|Jane Taylor-Holmes (Company Secretary& Director)|
|Profession:||Solicitor (non practicing)|
|Background:||Jane has worked in the NHS for eight years and is currently the Company Secretary for a mental health and community health provider in the North West. Prior to working in the NHS Jane worked as a solicitor specialising in employment and charity law. Jane is also a Governor at a primary school and has five children who keep her busy!|
|Charlotte Welsh (Director)|
|Background:||Crown Prosecution Service, Politics, Fundraising|
|Alex Mitchell (Director)|
|Background:||Planning and implementing of General and Local Election campaigns, arranging/co-ordinating events, liaising with local press. Managing campaign workers and volunteers|
|Cleve Ruston (Director)|
|Profession:||Event and Project Management|
|Background:||Track record in Senior Management/Leadership within membership, operations and commercial areas|
Council of Patrons
Dame Margaret Booth (President Council of Patrons)
Members of the Apex Trust’s Council of Patrons
The Rt. Hon. the Lord Acton • The Rt. Hon. the Lord Addington • Hon John Baker DL • The Rt. Hon. Alan Beith, MP • John Bowis, OBE, MEP • The Rt. Hon. the Lord Carlile of Berriew, QC • The Rt. Hon. the Lord Dholakia, OBE, DL • Dr Michael Goldstein, CBE (Vice Chancellor, Coventry University) • Jane Kellock (former Apex Trustee) • The Rt Rev‘d the Bishop of Liverpool • Walter MacGowan (former Director, HMP Altcourse) • Stanley Martin, CVO, JP • The Hon Lord Morris of Handsworth, OJ (former Gen. Sec., T & G W U) • Lord Ramsbottom of Kensington, GCB, CBE • Geoffrey Robertson, QC • Joyce Rose, CBE, DL • Nick Ross (Broadcaster) • The Rt. Rev’d the Bishop of Salford • The Rt. Rev’d Mark Santer (former Bishop of Birmingham) •The Most Rev’d & Rt. Hon. Dr. John Sentamu/Archbishop of York • The Rt. Hon the Lord Slynn of Hadley, PC, QC • Lord Tyler of Linkinhorn, CBE • Janet Weitz (Company Chairman) • Brian Woods (Film Producer)