Our Team

 

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Patricia O'Malley

Patricia O'Malley

CEO
Founded the foundation in 2008 and is Chief Executive of the company. Patricia has worked with vulnerable adults and children for over 19 years.
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Michael O'Malley

Michael O'Malley

Trustee
Trustee of the management committee Michael is an electrical contractor and property developer and has run his own business for 13 years.
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Claire Barnard

Claire Barnard

Trustee
Joined the management committee in 2012, Claire brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team with her background and passion for working wtih people and witnessing their growth in; relationship building, empowerment and achievements.
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Angie Woolnough

Angie Woolnough

Treasurer
Treasurer of the management committee, Angie is a work placement officer within the education system. Angie is a Work Experience Co-ordinator as well as the Impact Day Co-ordinator.
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Roland Chesters

Roland Chesters

Trainer
Roland created Luminate, a Disability Development Consultancy, in 2015, after serving 14 years in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office as Diversity & Equality Officer and subsequently as Learning & Development Adviser.
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Susan Newton

Susan Newton

Trainer
HR and Leadership Consultant and Executive Coach. She has run leadership and development programmes in both private and public sector organisations and is now using her experience and skills in the voluntary sector.
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Jackie Grimshaw

Jackie Grimshaw

Administration
Ties things together in the offices of The Regency Training Foundation. Jackie Grimshaw started volunteering with The Regency Training Foundation in January 2014 and in April 2014 she started working part time fulfilling an administration role for the organisation.
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Joanna Newman

Joanna Newman

Chairperson
Joanna joined our trustee committee in 2015. Joanna is a qualified complementary health practitioner and works from a clinic where she practises acupuncture; she works with clients with anxiety, disability and a range of physical and emotional issues.
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Josie Nakos

Josie Nakos

Trainer
Josie qualified as a psychologist in Australia in 2001. She has worked with offenders helping them to identify and change their pathways to offending. Josie also worked for 5 years with unemployed people, providing assessments for their capacity to work and treatment for a number of different conditions.
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