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Age UK Islington is run by and for local people in the borough.

We are led by a Board of Trustee Directors who are Trustees under charity legislation and Directors under company legislation. They are elected by members of the charity for terms of three years at our Annual General Meeting. The Board members are currently as follows:

Mr Chris Bulford, Acting Chair

Human Resources consultant, older person and local resident, with extensive experience of working in the NHS.

Mr Clive Bowman, Treasurer

Ms Monica Douglas Parris

Carer, former Senior Nurse, local resident and older person, with experience of immigration and older people's needs, including dementia.

Ms Kathrin Meyrick

Worked in a commercial environment for 20 years with roles in IT, business analysis, procurement and project management. An Islington resident for 25 years, she now contributes to charitable organisations supporting older people and those with dementia.

Ms Hilary Nathan

Communications and change management specialist, with over 20 years experience of working in health and care charities.  Hilary has particular interest in how society changes in positively adapting to an ageing population, in terms of services, support and the creation of new opportunities within education employment and community development.  She has worked in strategic communication roles in Help the Aged, Age UK, National Council for Palliative Care and is a local resident. 

Mr Howard Sharman

Worked in business magazine publishing for 30 years as a journalist, editor, publisher and corporate manager.  Following an international development MSc at University College London has focused on consultancy work with charities, working through Eastside Primetimers.  An Islington resident for more than 35 years.

Ms Marjorie Thiman

An experienced children's Carer, local resident and older person, with experience of immigration, social care needs, and charity governance.

Mr Mark Warwick

Local resident and Barrister, currently specialising in property law and with expertise in trust law.