Lucy Bracken (Chair)
Lucy Bracken joined as Chair in October 2011 to oversee the continued development of Age UK East London. A Health Professional, Lucy brings her experience of living, working and funding services in Hackney to the board as well as a dynamic positive attitude to change.
As a former senior director of the British Library and a trustee of various trusts, including those of Shakespeare's Birthplace and a local East London health charity, Andrew Phillips brings senior management and board-level experience. A long time East London resident, he is a management committee member of the Guild of St Bartholomew's Hospital and was previously its committee's chairman.
Ed Humphreys has 10 years of local government experience working in two London boroughs as older people’s commissioner. Ed currently works at the Local Government Association overseeing grant programmes fostering locally led digital innovation in social care.
Emma Whitby brings experience of service user involvement in health and social care services and of community-led research. From her work she brings a knowledge of health and social care policy and of good practice in supporting volunteers.
Fiona Speak is an audit and quality assurance professional with 10 years experience within the Welfare to Work and Health and Social Care sectors. From her work with Ingeus UK she brings knowledge of risk management, internal audit, compliance and data protection. Fiona has won the 'Compliance woman of the year' award 2018 for large sized business.
Glyn Kyle MBE
Glyn Kyle is a board member of London Travel Watch and an independent committee member of a large housing association with concentrations of stock in Tower Hamlets and Newham. He has a longstanding interest in older peoples' issues and, at the end of 2013, completed a successful maximum term in office as Chair of Age UK London.
As a former accountant from the financial services industry, Kevin Rigg is part of our finance committee leading on financial oversight within the organisation. As a Bow resident and former member of the Tower Hamlets Board, Kevin has actively promoted changed during his tenure.
Dr Mary Flatley
Dr Mary Flatley offers the Board her experience of current Health Developments and her research skills. Mary currently works in a local hospice and also brings up to date knowledge of developments within end of life care and support for older people.
Rosanna Clare Hardwick
Rosanna Hardwick brings experience of finance and social investment within the health & social care sector through her work on the Care & Wellbeing Fund at Social Finance and her previous role at Deloitte. She also has experience within the voluntary sector, having worked as Charity & Communications Manager for the mental health charity, Student Minds. Rosanna has a first class degree and Masters in Physics from the University of Oxford.