Who’s Who at SUSTAiN
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Dave Pinwell – CEO of Colebridge Trust and Member of the Colebridge Enterprises Board. Dave enjoyed a three decade career in IT and communications management, culminating in the management of a £15m turnover business unit before bringing his skills to the charity sector and running the Trust for the past decade.
Alan Crawford – Our Funding Advice Consultant, Alan joined the Trust in 2011 and led the Infrastructure Services team for several years before
becoming our part time consultant whilst taking a role at the Three Trees Community Centre, for which he had done so much to obtain the
funding to establish as a vibrant venue.
Rob Buckman – A chartered Management Accountant, runs his own company, Buckman Finance Associates Ltd, as well as managing the
Trust’s finance and overseeing our drive into the provision of Professional Services. Since commencing his role with the Trust in 2011, Rob
has brought a wealth of community sector experience to its financial planning and control.
Chet Parmar – As Head of Enterprises, Employment and Skills, Chet brought considerable private and public sector experience to the Trust.
Having joined the Trust at the start of 2016, Chet has diversified our external customer base, combined our employment support work into a
single unit as well as, through his part time role with the Unity Collaborative, strengthened our links with local schools.
Sue Howarth – The newest recruit to the team, Sue brings the experience of a long-term career in the voluntary and community sector; as CEO
at North Smethwick Development Trust and latterly as CEO with Brunswick Healthy Living Centre, in Leamington delivering transformational
change. Sue will support all areas of the business as our Strategic Planning and Fundraising Manager.
Steve Breese – Joining the Trust on a short term placement via the Future Jobs Fund in 2011, Steve has established a successful career in
accountancy providing bookkeeping and accountancy support to external clients as well as overseeing our internal finance function. The
Trust has been pleased to support Steve in gaining his CIMA qualification with Kaplan financial which he is expected to achieve next year.
Serena Sale – Having commenced her career at Cadbury’s, Serena joined the Trust in 2016 following 15 years of supporting people into work
with APM, formerly Pertemps. She is now applying her in depth experience of employment coaching and career advising to our work with
those furthest from the jobs market.
June Mole – The most widely networked of our team, June joined the Trust in 2010 and in her role as Services Development Officer has forged
a host of fruitful relationships between the local business sector and our grass roots community groups and has a canny knack of finding
solutions when community groups need something. She is also known as the driving force behind the sucessful annual ‘SUSTAiN Ball’.
Jeanette Burrows – With many years of experience in infrastructure support across the West Midlands, Jeanette joined our team a year
ago and has helped a number of organisations with determining their funding strategies and preparing grant applications, including several
substantial bids to major funders.