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Anglia Care Trust is governed by our Board of Trustees who meet at least four times a year.
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As well as the main Board, we have three Board Committees who meet on a quarterly basis:

  • Governance and risk

  • Human Resources

  • Finance

As well as attending the Committees and Board meetings, our Trustees attend our Service User Forums which are held at least 6 times a year. It is at these meetings that our Service Users can inform the Board of their view on current and future services, ensuring their views are heard at Board level and inform and influence the strategic direction of the charity.

Our Trustees come from diverse backgrounds, each bringing with them different skills and experiences from their varying careers.

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See below for information on each of our current trustees:
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Lindsey Cook

Lindsey has over 20 years’ experience working alongside executive level authorities in the Life sciences, charities and the NHS sectors. Lindsey is an accomplished project manager, having led several high profile, award-winning national healthcare projects, and has also contributed to the development of national policy. In addition to these achievements, she co-founded Wicked Minds in 2012, a healthcare consultancy firm specialising in creating bespoke solutions to ‘Wicked problems’ in health and social care. Prior to setting up the company she held various senior roles within the Pharmaceutical Industry, where she contributed to patient advocacy, policy change, programme development, strategy development, and multi-sector partnership working. Lindsey has a BSc Hons in Biology and has held significant board appointments mainly within the health sector including as a board member, Chairperson and Vice Chair. In addition to the healthcare consultancy Lindsey’s also a Non-Executive director, Trustee for National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society and board member of the NHS chemotherapy clinical reference group and Eastern Academic Health Science Network Innovation Review Panel Member. Lindsey joined ACT in 2020 and took up the role of Chair of Trustees in June 2021.

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Ann Bryant

Ann has a background in local government management and environmental health.

In 2010 she left Ipswich Borough Council, retrained and embarked on a new career in education, training and coaching. She now works for Realise Futures Learning and Development and also undertakes some freelance work.

Ann joined the Anglia Care Trust board in November 2009 and in December 2014 became Vice Chair until June 2021. She sits on the Governance Committee and is also Chair of the Human Resources Committee.

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Alexander (Sandy) Lloyd

Sandy is a chartered accountant and has had a varied career, working for one of the big 5 accountancy firms after qualifying and then for a couple of FTSE 100 companies in the aerospace and insurance sectors.

For the last fourteen years, he has returned to his roots back in professional practice, providing accountancy and tax services to a wide range of small businesses including a couple of charities.  Sandy joined the Board in April 2017 and is Vice Chair, sitting on the Anglia Care Trust Finance Committee and chairing the Governance Committee.

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Roy Wisdom

Roy has worked for many years in industry and commerce on an international basis, initially in finance and marketing, and subsequently in general management.  

Roy has been a director of a number of companies, including 10 years as chairman of a strategic management consultancy. 

Additionally Roy has been a trustee of several major charities and was, for many years, a Justice of the Peace in London and East Sussex.  He is a Freeman of the City of London.

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Sam Storm

Sam has had a successful career spanning over 30 years working at senior management level within accounting, private and public sector industries. Sam decided, in 2016, to become self-employed and now focuses her time on utilising her skills to provide accounting and internal audit services to private companies and Local Government, supporting and advising on best practice within finance, governance, risk management and controls to senior management and committees alike. Sam is a qualified accountant and internal auditor. She also holds certificates in data protection and leadership & management. Sam joined Anglia Care Trust in July 2021 as a Board Trustee - she is Treasurer and chairs the Finance Committee.

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Rob Preston

Rob has over 35 years of leadership experience in sectors as diverse as the Military, Financial Services, Insurance, Risk Management, Healthcare and Education. He spent nine years as an Army Officer in operational and peacetime roles ending his service instructing at the School of Infantry. Rob’s business career began in the City trading financial products. He then founded a derivative consulting business. Subsequently, various roles in the Lloyd’s of London insurance market eventually led to him moving to Zurich to rebuild a reinsurance business. He was also the Director of 11, dispersed, UK companies providing rehabilitation to brain injured clients and support to litigating solicitors. Rob is now responsible for the operations (Domestic Bursar) of a College at the University of Cambridge. Rob was appointed as a Trustee of the Anglia Care Trust, in June 2022.

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Chrissie Geeson

After many years specialising in niche Sales and Marketing campaigns with blue chip tech giants Vodafone PLC and 3 Mobile, Chrissie has spent the last 12 years working in Suffolk for both the statutory and Voluntary sectors.


After stepping down from her full time role at Suffolk County Council, Chrissie has pursued her passion for safeguarding and the prevention of violence and abuse, recently qualifying as an Independent Review Chair and working with the families of those bereaved by domestic homicide.


Chrissie will be the lead for safeguarding on the board of trustees.

Abigail Thorndyke
Abigail Thorndyke

Abigail is an experienced HR professional and member of the CIPD. She has experience working in the insurance and horticultural industries.


Abigail joined Anglia Care Trust in 2023. 

Helen Marjoram

Helen has over 15 years of experience in Social Housing.  Working at an operational level and now Head of Housing overseeing 10,000 homes.


Helen joined the Anglia Care Trust board in September 2023.  She sits on the Governance & Risk Committee and the Finance Committee.

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