Our Trustees bring to the Board a wide range of business, financial and charitable expertise based on successful careers in many different fields and they give their time to this work without payment.
Chair of Trustees: Caroline Eardley
Joined the Board in 2008, appointed vice-chair in 2012, appointed chair in 2014.
Resident of Coaley since 2003, having previously lived in Leeds.
Initially coming from a business background, Caroline has held senior management roles in both the voluntary and primary health sectors for over 30 years and has a wealth of experience relevant to the work of GL11. Caroline became involved with GL11 when practice manager of the Orchard Medical Centre.
Currently managing an inclusive short breaks programme across the county for a small Stonehouse based Community Interest Company.
Volunteer in Coaley Community Shop.
Member of the Coaley Amateur Dramatic Society (CADS).
Vice Chair: Ned Hussain
Bio coming soon!
Treasurer: Paul Rummer
Joined the Board of Trustees in 2017.
Resident of Dursley since 1992.
Familiar with the governance of a registered charity and a commercial engineering company.
Familiar with the management of cultural organisations, including strategic management, risk management, management accounts, and vocational training processes.
Principal at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, having worked there in various roles since 1985.
Interests include arts and culture, beekeeping, motorcycling, the natural environment, test cricket and words.
Joined the Board of Trustees in 2016.
Resident of Cam since 1996.
Paul is keenly concerned with local and environmental issues:
Member of Cam Parish Council, a local councillor representing Cam on
Stroud District Council and is also Vice-Chair of the SDC Environment Committee.
Paul has a multi-skilled engineering background, has worked with various world leading companies and is currently head of research and development for Snow Business International in Stroud, which provides winter effects for the world’s largest sporting events and biggest movies.
Joined the Board of Trustees in 2012, having been involved with GL11 since 2009.
Resident of Cam since 2007, having lived in Buckinghamshire and Hampshire.
Worked for Price Waterhouse (subsequently PwC) in the London UK headquarters for 30 years, retiring as Business Development Manager. Responsibilities included UK national public relations, corporate sponsorship, corporate events and corporate hospitality, with involvement in marketing and communications activities including publications and advertising.
Freeman of the City of London.
Member of the Institute of Public Relations until retirement.
Co-opted Board member of Vale Vision Development Trust since 2009.
Committee member, Friends of Berkeley Castle, since 2009; member of local U3A.
Participant in classic car touring events and an armchair sports enthusiast.
Joined the Board in 2017.
Originally from South Africa, Paddy lived in London for 10 years before moving to Gloucestershire in 2010.
Paddy has worked in the private sector and in charities working on administration, project management, property management and accounts.
Recently started her own business as a Virtual Assistant based in Dursley, has excellent systems awareness and is well networked locally.
Paddy's first experience with GL11 was assisting with carrying forward the 2017 building project and various maintenance works.
A Cub Leader at 1st Dursley Scout group.
Chair of Phoenix Netball Club and a keen netball player for them.
In spite of the difficult funding environment, the trustees are pleased to say that GL11’s financial situation is sound. This is based on many years of careful management by the staff and trustees of GL11 and is confirmed following the independent examination of the GL11’s accounts.
Further details of the full Trustees Report and Annual Accounts are available and will be published on this website.
GL11 Community Hub is a registered charity and a limited company. Our Board of Trustees meets regularly with Indigo to review and plan what we do.