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Who’s Who at SUSTAiN

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Dave Pinwell: CEO

Dave Pinwell, CEO

Dave leads the Colebridge Trust and SUSTAiN ensures that the strategic direction set by our Trustee Board is realised. Dave plays a key role in providing strategic support to Solihull’s voluntary & community sector as well as linking it into the work of the Solihull Partnership and in developing connections with other support organisations locally, regionally and nationally.

Alan Crawford: Infrastructure Services Manager

Alan Crawford, Funding Officer at SUSTAiN

Alan is responsible for overseeing the organisation’s contract with Solihull Council for providing support to the local voluntary and community sector. He also helps organisations search and apply for external funding. In addition, he is the lead for Talent Match in Solihull and oversees SUSTAiN’s involvement in the Big Local project in Smith’s Wood.

June Mole: Services Development Officer

June Mole, Services Development at SUSTAiN

June supports voluntary organisations in a number of ways such as support from local businesses, governance issues and other forms of support. Often June will signpost groups on to other members of staff or organisations who can provide specialist help. June also co-ordinates our internal communications.

Lou Beddoe: Development Officer

Lou supports voluntary and community organisations in the borough with various aspects of funding and sustainability. She also oversees the database volunteer opportunities linked to the Do-It website. Lou is also involved in supporting residents in Smith’s Wood to implement the Big Local plan.

Mike Fitzsimmons: Development Officer

Mike offers development support to voluntary and community organisations as well as managing our information bulletins. He co-ordinates the Volunteer Managers’ Forum and is involved in our delivery of the Talent Match programme in Solihull.

Steven Breese: Finance and Administration Officer

Steven looks after the day-to-day finances for the Colebridge Trust and Colebridge Enterprises. He also provides administrative support to both organisations and maintains compliance with the ISO9001 standard for our assembly operation.

Sophie Gillard: Business Administration Apprentice

Sophie provides administration support for both SUSTAiN and our Skills for Jobs project based in Chelmsley Wood.