Deepak Ohry

Chair

Volunteer Centre Sutton Trustee since 2003. Chair of Board of Trustees since 2012. Former School Governor and volunteer driver for VCS Direct Services. 

Sales Management in global IT company. Management in Financial Consultancy firm.

MBA with Open University.

 

Tony Hazeldine CBE JP 

Vice Chair

Volunteer Centre Sutton Trustee since 2011. Chair of the Governance and Policy sub-group and Chair of the Human Resources sub-group.

Retired public sector Human Resources Director with experience of public sector finance, law and governance and a retired Magistrate.

Foundation Governor and Vice Chair of the Governing Body of The John Fisher School and Chair of the Resources committee. Fundraiser and Ambassador of the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. Vice Chair of the Woodcote Medical Patients’ Participation Group. Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management.

 

Mike Ogazi

Treasurer

Volunteer Centre Sutton Trustee since 2014. Chair of the Funding and Income Generation sub-group.

Accountant with over ten years of financial management and control experience. Four years of regulatory compliance experience. Five years of charity experience. Skills include financial control; business administration; regulatory compliance and project management.

Volunteers as an Independent examiner for PADEAP (Pan African Development Education and Advocacy Programme).

 

Yvonne McPhee JP

Company Secretary

Volunteer Centre Sutton Trustee since 2013. Member of the Funding and Income Generation sub-group, the Governance and Policy sub-group and the Human Resources sub-group.

Retired Deputy Chief Officer of VCS. Social work background; worked extensively in the voluntary and statutory sectors. Retired magistrate.

Currently volunteers at VCS in matters including governance, human resources and safeguarding. Also a volunteer with two other organisations working with children and older people.

 

James Finch

Volunteer Centre Sutton Trustee since 2004.

Volunteer interviewer /host in Brokerage team at VCS.

Retired Civil Servant. Honours degree in Law. Master’s degree in Voluntary Action Management.

Volunteer in fundraising department of Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust.

 

Melissa Pearce

Volunteer Centre Sutton Trustee since 2017.

Employed as a Programme Manager with particular emphasis on change management, sharing of best practice and focusing on outcomes. Over ten years’ experience of managing volunteers.

Has completed the courses in the Diploma in Company Direction at the Institute of Directors and so understands the importance of corporate governance and ‘directing’ an organisation, rather than ‘managing’ it. She also completed the PRINCE2 Practitioner in 2008.

Currently a Governor in a Harris Academy School, and former Chair of the Finance Committee.

 

Duncan Prince

Volunteer Centre Sutton Trustee since 2015. Board and VCS advisor on Information Technology (IT).

IT Consultancy. Full IT project life cycle experience, predominantly in the financial sector. Assuring testing project plans. 1:1 coaching and mentoring

Volunteer with AbilityNet / ITCanHelp. Former volunteer with Adult Basic Education and Victim Support.