Our Trustees are responsible for setting Enham Trust's strategic direction and reviewing its operating and financial position. They are also responsible for the Trust's system of internal control and its effectiveness.
The Board meets monthly to address major decisions on Enham Trust's future strategy, investment and other policy matters. It also addresses issues which arise from the committees.
Each member of our Board is appointed for a specific reason based on their experience, contacts and interests.
Chairman - Professor Khalid Aziz LVO DL FRSA
Area of expertise: Leadership, Media and Communications
I see Enham Trust as a widely established charity that is greatly admired. There is tremendous potential to spread the word about the quality and variety of its work.
Professor Khalid Aziz was appointed Chairman of Enham Trust in November 2012 after joining the Board in February 2012 as Chairman.
Professor Aziz brings a wealth of experience in media communications and organisational development. He is Chairman of The Aziz Corporation. He is Life President of Naomi House Children's Hospice and an International Ambassador for The Prince’s Trust.
In 1997 he was appointed Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order by HM The Queen and shortly afterwards a Deputy Lieutenant of Hampshire. He lives a few miles from Enham Alamein in St Mary Bourne.
Vice Chairman - Rob Childs
Area of expertise: Organisational Strategy & Risk Management
I live in Hampshire and, since Enham Trust is a local charity, I have always been aware of its good work. The Trust provides a very valuable service to disabled individuals.
As a businessman who has board experience of a FTSE 250 company working in both the UK and the US, Rob brings his knowledge of setting organisational strategy and its subsequent execution.
Rob was educated at London University, is an Honorary Fellow of Royal Holloway and former Chairman of the Management School Advisory Board.
He has worked at Hiscox for 26 years and is currently the Chief Underwriting Officer and main Board Director and Chairman of Hiscox USA.
Rob has extensive experience in the insurance industry and is presently a member of the Council of Lloyds.
Trustee - Luke March DL
Area of expertise: NHS Services Management
I have much admired and been inspired by the commitment by Enham to the independence of disabled people ever since we moved to Andover in 1980.
Mr March is Chairman of the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, a specialist hospital for the management of rheumatic diseases, chronic pain, and chronic fatigue syndrome with an international reputation for research. He is formerly Chairman of the Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, which provides acute and specialist services across Wiltshire, Hampshire and Dorset, including plastic surgery, burns and rehabilitation and spinal services across most of Southern England.
He is also Deputy Lieutenant of Wiltshire.
Mr March brings a wealth of experience to Enham Trust, having been a Non-Executive Director within the NHS since 1988, first in Winchester and later in East London.
During a long and varied career, Mr March has held positions as Director of TSB Bank, Corporate Governance Director of BT Group, Chief Executive of the Mortgage Compliance Board, and more recently Compliance Director of the Royal Mail Group.
Trustee - Matthew Samuel-Camps
Area of expertise: Commercial and Residential Property
My first impression when visiting Enham was the infectious passion from everybody involved with the Trust to improve all aspects of the lives of those with disabilities.
Matthew is a member of the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) and an equity partner and board member of Vail Williams LLP.
He has 25 years’ experience across the commercial and residential property industry behind him. His operational speciality is in property receivership for lending banks where his team currently manages around £250 million of impaired loans in the UK.
He also heads a Social Housing team which provides valuation, development and occupational advice to a number of major social housing providers in central southern England.
Matthew lives in the Meon Valley with his family. His wife is active in the local voluntary field.
Trustee - Clare Scheckter DL
Area of expertise: Manufacturing, Process Development & Customer Interface
Clare and her husband Jody Scheckter, the 1979 Formula One world champion, founded the organic biodynamic Laverstoke Park Farm in Hampshire 12 years ago. The 2,500 acre farm is home to a large herd of water buffalo, sheep, cattle, wild boar, pigs and poultry and produces organic cheeses, meat, ice cream, ale, compost, eggs, vegetables, fruit ….
Prior to that she was the Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder of a high tech company based in Atlanta, USA which provided simulators for police and military training.
In 2003 Clare set up the Laverstoke Park Education Centre which has since welcomed more than 15,000 pupils, students and adult learners on free educational visits to learn about sustainable land management, biodiversity, farm animal welfare and healthy food production.
She has been a Governor of Testbourne School since 2006 and in 2013 was appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant of Hampshire.
Clare lives in north Hampshire with her husband, four children and three dogs.
Area of expertise: Nursing and Organisational Development
Prior to joining University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Judy was a Director of Nursing, Organisational Development and Assistant Chief Executive at Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare NHS Trust.
She has worked in the health service for many years in a variety of roles in the Acute, Primary Care and educational settings. Qualifying as a registered adult and paediatric nurse at The Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London, Judy’s career has covered a wide range of areas including senior clinical, education and management and Board leadership positions. She now leads the Trust’s Quality Governance, Organisational Development and Clinical redesign agenda, and has facilitated progression of delivery of key quality metrics to upper quartile performance nationally.
Trustee - Simon Robinson
I was a trustee for the MOVE Partnership for over ten years, so when it was looking for a new home outside London last year, The Enham Trust seemed to provide just the right synergy. The collaboration of these two charities gives much more than just hope to disabled people of all ages.”
Simon is currently chairman of his family business in East Hampshire, Hattingley Valley Wines, which was established in 2008. After more than 30 years practising as a solicitor, he left the City three years ago to lead the burgeoning wine business into its next stage of development from pure producer into selling its wines. The family also have an arable farm and are re-introducing livestock into the local area.
Simon is the chairman of the Governing Body of Charterhouse School and has recently been appointed as chairman of English Wine Producers.
Trustee - Liz Wallace
Liz Wallace has a particular interest in talent and leadership development, ensuring people have the opporturtunity to achieve their potential across both the commercial and charity sectors. She was Director of Talent & Leadership for the BT Group and Head of Talent for Vodafone’s emerging markets where she worked in Africa, Asia and the Middle East to identify and develop the future leaders of the business. Her original background is in marketing of software, computers and telecommunications.
She is currently Vice Chair of the Board of Naomi House and Jacks Place and Chair of their Remuneration Committee, a Trustee at Winchester Science Centre, as well as Chair of the Remuneration Committee there and Chair of Newbury Choral Society. She also sits on the Governance Committees of both Naomi House and Winchester Science Centre.
Apart from singing she loves the theatre, her garden and walking. She is married with one grown up son and three gorgeous grandchildren.
Trustee - David Brent
David had a long career with BAE Systems PLC and its predecessor Companies culminating in the role of Group Treasurer for this flagship Company a position he held from October 1995 until his retirement in March 2015 . He has considerable practical experience of operating in one of the world’s leading defence, aerospace and security companies, a Company with global reach and with strong Corporate Governance procedures.
He has extensive financial expertise with an in depth knowledge of international Capital Markets , corporate funding , export and structured finance, risk management ( including pension risk management ) and the management of relationships with capital market investors, banks, rating agencies and export finance agencies.
Since his retirement David has gained non-executive director experience as Chairman of the Green Deal Finance Company ( a not for profit company limited by guarantee ) and through his career gained further non-executive experience as a Director of various BAe Systems subsidiaries and joint ventures. As Chairman of the Green Deal Finance Company he provided oversight and management of the successful sale of the Company to a private sector consortium.
David is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers where he is also a Council Member. He enjoys reading, the theatre, most sports and playing Bridge.
Trustee - Neil Palmer
Area of expertise: Residential Property and new start-up businesses
Enham is an essential facility for vulnerable individuals and the Trust requires support throughout the community, I relish the opportunity to work with this worthwhile organisation.
Neil has developed small-scale property developments since a road traffic accident left him paralysed in 2001 and unable to continue his career in the Lithographic printing industry. He owns a portfolio of local property and is a director of a residential letting agency based in Hampshire that was set up in 2015.
Recently Neil has set up a micro-brewery in Broughton in the heart of the Test Valley and he has a real passion for supporting local businesses, especially new start-ups. His role within the brewery will be within sales and marketing.
Due to his complete spinal injury, Neil understands some of the challenges that face people with disabilities; he believes that the physical and mental challenges faced by those who have a disability is a complex and ever changing issue. The only way we can begin to meet these needs is through educating the wider community.
Neil lives in the Abbotts Ann with his wife, 2 young children, Cockapoo, 2 cats and 4 chickens. His wife is a Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist with an interest in Neonatology.