Our trustees are the people with ultimate responsibility for directing the business of Hillingdon Shopmobility. They are volunteers, and receive no payment.
- Nicholas Smith is the Community and Events Manager at Barclays Bank Plc. Nicholas has many over 35 years experience working with the third sector working with both large and small charities. He has nearly 40 years of Banking Experience and has been instrumental in raising funds for all the charities with which he is involved including Hillingdon Shopmobility. Nicholas also has a broad wealth of knowledge and in Charity Fundraising, Accounts Management, Business Administration, Catering, Event Management and Staff Development. He regularly lectures at Uxbridge and teaches at Hillingdon and Other Borough Schools. Nicholas chairs two other local charities and is treasurer to another. He is also Charity Advisor to a number of Borough Councils. These relationships provide us with opportunities for the exchange of best practice and collaboration with Hillingdon Shopmobility.
Kate has been involved with Shopmobility in some way since December 2000 when she joined the service as a customer. Following this, Kate took an active role as a volunteer before becoming a paid member of staff. After reverting to a volunteer again, Kate held a spell as treasurer and now acts as Secretary.
Kevin has worked in the third sector for over 12 years, having previously followed a business career in firms such as Martin Baker. He is currently the Office Manager and Senior Family Support Worker working in a local charity, having in particular HR and employment skills, utility procurement and representation at tribunals. His wealth of charity knowledge is demonstrated by being a trustee on other boards.
Peter has been a customer at Shopmobility for over 12 years and has been involved in a number of ways from advice to fundraising. Peter is chairperson of the Hillingdon Independent Wheelchair Users Group and has been actively involved in championing access for all in and around the borough
Mike Crane – Vice-Chair
Mike has settled in well to the board of Trustees and is Business Development Manager for Uxbridge Town Centre – previously Development Manager for Uxbridge College. He brings a wealth of business skills and ideas to the board.
Aaron Bayliss – Treasurer
Pavilions Centre General Manager. Aaron joined the board 18 months ago and has a wealth of management retail experience which is of great value to Shopmobility.
Vas joined us having held a number of key leadership and finance roles over the past 20 years within some established blue chip organisations. Having covered a number of sectors from construction, FMCG, Charity and now Retail he brings a comprehensive business acumen to the team as a trustee.
June is the Town Centre Minister for Uxbridge St Margaret’s Church after having been a research chemist before being ordained. She has worked alongside Shopmobility for several years at the Annual Assisted Shopping Event for the Elderly and Disabled. She loves people and has wide experience of working with all kinds of different people facing all sorts of challenges. June also has considerable experience of working alongside different organisations, helping, support and advising in people related issues. June has a good understanding of the needs of the disabled and is a very welcome member to the board.