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Glyn Kyle MBE- Co-Chair

Glyn Kyle has a long-standing interest in older peoples' issues, and was a subscribing trustee of national Age UK and Chair of Age UK London. He is the Chair of the Greater London Authority Strategic Access Panel and a trustee of Southside Rehabilitation Association and of Transport for All.

Lucy Bracken- Co-Chair

Lucy Brackne was involved with Age UK for nearly 10 years, and supported older people in East London as an osteopath running specialiszed clinics. Lucy has previously chaired Age UK East London for 7 years and is passionately committed inensuring older people in East London are offered the support and care that they feel they need to thrive.


Adrees Syed

Adrees Syed has worked in investment banking for almost 30 years and has a varied financial experience. Adrees has worked as a volunteer for Age UK East London doing home visits for 3 years giving him hands on experience.

Aileen Buckton

Cathryn Maybin

Cathryn Maybin brings experience of both programme management and commissioning and currently works within the NHS in East London. Cathryn is passionate about intregrated care, leadership and service user involvement and engagement.

Fiona Speak

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.

Sarada Chunduri-Shoesmith

Sarada Chunduri-Shoesmith commenced as a trustee in January 2020. She lives locally, in Newham, and has spent most of her career to date working in health and social care organisations. She upholds and values fairness and equity in access to good quality care and treatment, particularly for those least likely to be seen and heard in society.

Teresa Christina O'Connor

Teresa O'Connor has been a lawyer for over 30 years, experienced in Charity Governance, compliance and contentious issues. Teresa has been on many committees and management teams in support of community groups and public service organisations. She is looking forward to using all her experience in the city in support 0f Age UK. Teresa’s own parents were greatly supported by Age UK and she is very happy to provide support so that other families are supported in the future.