Our trustees keep a close eye on if Anawim is meeting its objectives and play an important role in upholding its values, governance and advising the Chief Executive Officer to help the charity achieve its aims.
Our board of trustees has developed since Anawim became a charity in 2015 and still includes representatives of the two founding partners, Our Lady of Charity and Father Hudson’s Care.
Lynne Moran (Chair)
Lynn, the former Head of Resettlement at HMP Foston Hall and a manager at Crowley House Approved Premises, has a background working in prisons and probation.
Sister Anne Josephine Carr
Sister Anne brings her experience as a Trustee for The Fairlight Charitable Company and The English Province of the Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd CIO.
Nicola brings experience in fundraising from her work in the voluntary community sector.
Sister Josephine Collier
Sister Josephine is a regional leader for Our Lady of Charity and has a background in education, teaching literacy at the centre before becoming leader.
Robin, the Board’s Acting Treasurer, is Chair of Trustees for the JABBS Foundation and has a background in banking.
Puja is a solicitor at Anthony Collins law firm with a specialism in domestic abuse.
Ruth Drapkin J.P
Retired magistrate Ruth, who worked with Relate, has been a long supporter and friend of Anawim, even Chair of the first Advisory Committee.
Janet is a member of Soroptimist International Solihull and District, which strives to improve the lives of women and girls. Janet was Chair of UKPAC and, in partnership with Jenny Earle from Prison Reform Trust, wrote Transforming Lives – Reducing Women’s Imprisonment report.
Sister Rosemary Kean
Sister Rosemary is Province Leader at Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd CIO and has a background in finance.
Sukhwinder is a Senior Lecturer in the Work and Organisation Department at Aston Business School.
Isla Stroyan is a community fundraiser and member of the Young Trustees Movement.
Paul Edward Williams
Paul is Head of Compliance at HSBC and offers a wealth of finance experience.