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Our Trustees
Helen Gracie – Chair

Helen is a Business Analyst with 10 years experience working with many different organisations including central government departments, local government, tech start-ups and global brands. Helen specialises in digital transformation projects and is a certified Mental Health First Aider.

Guy Foxell

Guy’s background is in Youth and Community work, his previous role was working at the UK’s largest youth centre, in South London. Prior to that he oversaw youth and children’s work at a variety of churches across the country and ran a charity delivering community programmes across the Welsh Valleys. Guy has a degree in Youth and Community work from King’s College, London, but before that he pursued an interest in ancient history and literature gaining a masters degree in Anglosaxon, Norse and Celtic.

Jo Marovitch

Jo Marovitch works full-time in palliative care in Watford leading Wellbeing, Counselling and Rehabilitation Teams. Jo is passionate about compassionate & holistic care and trained in psychodynamic counselling. Jo lives locally with her partner, 3 children and energetic dog!

Sheila Barton

Having studied psychology, sociology, education & science, Sheila worked for thirty five years as a teacher in Hertfordshire secondary schools. At her final full-time post, The Cavendish School in Hemel Hempstead, she was instrumental in broadening the School’s curriculum offer in vocational subjects, including setting up GCSE programmes in Home Economics, Design & Technology and Health & Social Care. She became a Trustee with Urban Access and then Signpost in 2014.

Angela Thurstan

With a degree in Sociology and a Diploma in Counselling, Angela worked as an Accredited Counsellor from 1993 until retiring in 2013. As well as working in a GP practice, she was a Counsellor Lead in a Primary Care Trust in Bedfordshire and helped to set up the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Programme there. Angela became a Trustee in 2016.

Steve Bailey

Steve’s background is in high-growth business environments. He brings a wide-range of commercial and organisational development experience to his work as a trustee.