Colin Parry JP OBE— Founder Trustee

Colin is Foundation Chairman and co–founder. He has over 40 years experience in Human Resources. With Wendy he wrote ‘Tim, An Ordinary Boy’ published in 1994. Awarded OBE in 2004.

Wendy Parry OBE— Founder Trustee

Wendy, Tim’s mother and co-founder of the Foundation, works for the Foundation in a Fundraising and PR Role. Met the Queen at the Palace as one of 200 ‘Women of Achievement’. Colin & Wendy were jointly awarded Honorary Doctorates in 2009 (University of Bradford).

John Gartside JP OBE—Founder Trustee

John was Leader of Warrington Borough Council at the time of the bombing. He is currently Chair of NHS Warrington PCT, a Board Member of the Big Lottery Fund; Freeman of Warrington and Deputy Lieutenant for Cheshire. Awarded OBE in 2000.

Dave Thompson MBE DL – Board Trustee & Director Trading Company

Dave is Assistant Director of Inclusion & Partnerships for the 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. He is Chair of Warrington Disability Partnership and leads on the North West NHS Equality & Diversity Forum. Awarded MBE in 2002. Appointed to the Board in April 1997.

Jonathan Ford— Board Trustee & Director Trading Company

Jonathan trained as an accountant with Price Waterhouse before joining Grant Thornton. He also spent three years as Financial Controller for Brookside and Hollyoaks. In 2003 he set up Jonathan Ford & Co Limited. Appointed to the Board in April 2008 and is Hon Treasurer.

Lisa Power— Board Trustee

Lisa works for Handelsbanken at their Office in Warrington responsible for ‘individual banking.’  She has previously worked at the Yorkshire Bank and the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Andrew Aldridge— Board Trustee & Director Trading Company

Andrew is a marketing professional. He is Group Marketing Manager for Perspective Financial Group Ltd & Director of Outline Marketing Solutions Ltd. Prior to joining the Board in Sep-tember 2010 he assisted the Foundation with fundraising activities.

Lee Evans— Board Trustee

Lee is the creator of SurveyMe a smart phone App & an internet entrepreneur. He has advised on several multi-million pound corporate finance (M&A) transactions and sits on the NW Steering Committee of the Rank Fellowship, which provides support and advice to a range of charities. Prior to joining the Board in October 2011 he assisted the Foundation with fundraising. 

Peter Marks— Board Trustee 

Peter is an associate at fdr solicitors in Warrington specialising in Commercial Property, Environment and Charity Law. He has been involved with the Foundation for several years and was appointed to the Executive Board in March 2012.

Lynne McCadden— Board Trustee

With more than 25 years senior professional and executive experience across a wide range of media environments, Lynne is currently a digital media consultant working with a range of public and private clients.

Oliver Ramsbotham— Board Trustee

Oliver is Emeritus Professor of Conflict Resolution at the University of Bradford, Chair of the Oxford Research Group, and President of the Conflict Research Society. He has written on many aspects of conflict resolution extending to humanitarian intervention, peacekeeping, and Muslim and Christian approaches to war and peace.

Dame Helen Reeves— Board Trustee

Helen was the founding Chief Executive of Victim Support. She retired in 2005 after 26 years with the charity. She has been a member of numerous government committees and also Chair of the Committee of Experts for the Council of Europe which produced detailed Recommendations for victims throughout Europe.