OUR TRUSTEES

Adam Hackett

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Adam was appointed a Trustee in December 2014, appointed Deputy Chair in 2015 and Chair on 1st October 2017. In 2009, he managed the merger of Rugby Portobello Trust (RPT) with P3, as Chairman of RPT. Adam has founded three successful sales and service businesses and has 45 years of experience managing capable and creative people, with a record of driving outstanding results. He is a passionate supporter of young people and has held board responsibilities in large businesses. He is a business mentor, a non-executive director of a multi-academy schools trust and brings a wealth of expertise in business management to this role.

Jonathan Bowen

Jonathan joined the Board in October 2017 as Co-opted Trustee. He is a solicitor practising in-house for Optivo, a private registered provider, and has worked in the housing sector for over three years. Before training to become a solicitor, he studied law at Swansea University and completed the Legal Practice Course at Cardiff University. Jonathan moved to London in 2014, commenced his training contract with Viridian (now Optivo), and qualified as a solicitor with them in 2016.

Jonathan’s aim is to make a real difference to residents’ lives, by both supporting residents who lack capacity to make their own decisions and by addressing the behaviour of those who engage in anti-social behaviour. His dedication to the housing sector and to improving individuals’ lives was recognised by the Chartered Institute of Housing in 2017 this year, receiving the London Award for New Professional of the Year.

With his existing experience in an organisation with a social purpose, Jonathan joined the Board of P3 in order to help change the lives of those most vulnerable in society.

Carol Carter

Carol joined the Board in 2017 bringing considerable experience of the social housing sector. Having spent most of her life in the sector, she is CEO of a major London-based housing association.

Carol is motivated by the challenges of running a commercial business in the context of a regulated industry and a wide range of stakeholders. She aims to bring drive, energy, commitment and focus to the goals of providing decent affordable homes, professional landlord services, support for vulnerable people and working in partnership to create great places to live. She looks beyond her organisation and engages actively in shaping the policy environment to help create the conditions for providers to do more. 

Bobbie Graham

Bobbie, who joined the Board in October 2017, is passionate about helping people improve their outcomes in life. She has a track record of helping hard to reach and vulnerable people, including people with an offending background, get into employment through her work with Pinnacle People and Goals UK.

She has previous board experience from her work at the homeless charity People Can and an operational knowledge of local and central government commissioning for Welfare to Work programmes and worked on the APM bid for the Work & Health Programme for the DWP framework and London Councils.

Bobbie was awarded “Business Person of the Year” by the East London Chamber of Commerce in 2006. She was also chosen to be in the Sheila’s Wheels advert featuring members of the public dancing and singing in a pink Cadillac!  

Dorothy Lane

Dorothy served as Chair of Amber Trust and joined our Board in 2015 with the aim to contribute to the continuous improvement of P3’s services, and our mental health services in particular. She works alongside our staff and her fellow trustees to ensure the sustainability and expansion of the organisation.

Dorothy states: “I have always worked in, and been passionate about, mental health services. I was delighted to join P3 because I believe that P3 embodies the values and beliefs that are essential in providing services to people in the community.”

Dorothy offers expertise in the spheres of mental health and human resources. She is a Registered Mental Health Nurse and Grad IPD, and has many years experience working within the NHS Psychiatric Hospitals as a Clinical Manager.

Dale Simon CBE

Dale joined the Board in 2017. She is a qualified barrister (currently non-practicing) and an equality and diversity specialist who has worked in the criminal justice system for over 30 years. She began her career as a criminal defense barrister in 1986 and then moved into the public sector in 1992 where she held a variety of frontline, operational and strategic roles; specialising in equality and diversity and professional standards including the Head of the Office of Judicial Complaints and the Director of Public Accountability and Inclusion for the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).

Dale has a strong track record of delivery and experience of all aspects of leadership at a senior level. Specialising in cultural change, promoting equality and diversity, public engagement strategies, and organisational change. In 2013, Dale was awarded a CBE for services to equality and diversity in recognition of her success in driving the CPS strategy on violence against women and girls, and increasing the diversity and talent pipeline of the CPS. 

Dale was appointed as a Non-Executive Director for the Parole Board in February 2015. She currently sits as a member of the Management Committee and the Chair of the Standards Committee which has responsibility for advising the Parole Board on issues relating to the standard and quality of Parole Board work, and the support and development needs of Parole Board members.

In addition to her work with the Parole Board, Dale is currently Chair of Trustees for two charitable organisations. 

John Spriggs-Taylor

John has been a P3 trustee since 2004. He believes that far too many talented people are written off and find themselves excluded due to homelessness, ill-health, debt and poverty. His aspiration is to be useful, engaged and involved, and make a difference for marginalised groups – delivering projects that give people more opportunities, developing their potential, exploring possibilities and finding new roles to improve empathy.

John states: “I became involved to support P3's work with clients. I really like the ‘can do’ attitude of.the Senior Executive Team. Staff and clients together can and do achieve incredible results, changing lives everyday.”

John brings expertise in client involvement, research, operations, education and training.

Mark Terry

Mark joined the Board in October 2017 and has a keen interest in helping to build successful communities for the benefit of all in society. He brings significant commercial experience and believes in helping people achieve their potential through process improvement and technology.

Since August 2015, Mark has been the Financial Director at MHA Group, a national organisation including the charity Methodist Homes and Methodist Homes Housing Association. MHA provides care, accommodation and support services to more than 17,000 older people. Prior to MHA, Mark was the Chief Financial Officer of the Devonshire Group, where his responsibilities included the charity of Chatsworth House Trust and the property and business portfolios of the Duke of Devonshire. Until 2017 he was also a non-executive board member of the Crewe-based Wulvern Housing (now part of the Guinness Partnership). Mark’s earlier senior career was in Insurance and Financial Services with BUPA and NatWest respectively.