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Chief Executive Officer - Dan Skipper

Dan Skipper is the Chief Executive Officer of Age UK Norwich, working for the charity since 2015, originally as Chief Operating Officer. Dan is an active part of a range of forums focusing on improving the quality of later life in the city and county, including Norwich Older People’s Forum, Norfolk Older People’s Strategic Partnership, and the Norwich Institute for Healthy Ageing, as well as lay-member for a range of research projects at the University of East Anglia (UEA). Dan is a qualified programme and project manager, and a member of the APM, the chartered body for the project profession. Prior to Age UK Norwich, Dan held a wide variety of senior positions within the financial services and education sectors, ranging from product development, marketing, regulatory compliance to customer insights and behaviours. 

He lives in Norfolk with his family, two step-children and with any spare time, is mostly found running, or at a piano or snooker table. Dan can be contacted on 01603 496329 or by email  dan.skipper@ageuknorwich.org.uk 

Advice, Information and Welfare Manager - Jo Willingham

 

Jo has been involved with advice work in Norwich for more than 30 years, initially training to be a CAB volunteer adviser. Since that time she has managed generalist, outreach and money advice teams. She joined the Age UK Norwich team in September 2013 and has been the Information and Advice Manager since then.  Jo has a keen interest and commitment to ensuring that everyone can access good quality information and advice on their rights and entitlements and thereby making a positive difference to people’s lives. This sometimes means that extra help and support is required to ensure that everyone is able to do this. She enjoys networking  and working collaboratively with other organisations. Jo represents Age UK Norwich on the steering group of Norfolk Community Advice Network and  she is also one of the regular chairs of the Norwich Early Help Hub.  Jo can be contacted on 01603 496327 or email jo.willingham@ageuknorwich.org.uk.

Corporate Relationship Manager - Jeremy Goss 

Jeremy is best known as the popular Norwich City midfielder who helped defeat sporting giants Bayern Munich in their own Olympic Stadium during the UEFA Cup run in 1993. A former Heart of Midlothian player and former Welsh international, he has performed a number of roles for Norwich City since retiring - as Academy Team Manager, Academy Fundraising Manager, and working within the Sales and Marketing Department of the Club. He went on to become a charity fundraiser manager, and is currently Norwich City Football Club Ambassador, as well as Aviva ambassador for their “Let’s Tackle Loneliness in Norwich Together” community campaign. Jeremy regularly joins Chris Goreham as guest summariser during Radio Norfolk’s NCFC Matchday commentary and is in demand as a host for presentations and as an inspirational after-dinner speaker. Jeremy joined Age UK Norwich in 2020 on a part time basis assisting with the charity’s corporate relationships. He says it’s an exciting time for Age UK Norwich and that there is a part for everyone - staff, volunteers and supporters. I believe in togetherness and teams, and it is only by everyone working together that we will make this a really successful celebration.”

Jeremy can be contacted on 01603 496323 or email jeremy.goss@ageuknorwich.org.uk.