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Kate James
Chair

Kate spent most of her career in the Department of Health and the NHS before moving on to a chief executive role in a charity running care homes for older people. She has had a number of Trustee and non-executive director roles mainly in the care sector and was a school governor for several years. Most recently, she chaired Age UK Sutton for 6 years and is also a trustee of Age UK London.

David King
Treasurer

David qualified as a chartered accountant with a Big 4 firm. His career has included experience in the accountancy profession and in banking where he held several finance, compliance and audit roles. In 2009, he became Bursar of an international day/boarding school in Surrey, retiring in 2017 when he was appointed to the Board, becoming Chair in 2020. He is also Chair of Governors of a local independent day school for girls. David has lived in the Borough for over 35 years. He became a Trustee of Age UK Richmond upon Thames in 2018 and was appointed Treasurer in November 2020.

Sandra Aldridge
Trustee

Sandra lives in Richmond and has been a trustee of Age UK Richmond upon Thames for 4 years, she is particularly interested in improving services for those with dementia and for those living in the Borough who are more isolated. She is a Business Psychologist and continues to run her own business which involves providing assessment, development and coaching services to senior managers in the corporate world. 

Tina Ruygrok
Trustee 

Tina has lived in The Borough of Richmond for 40 years and has been a Trustee since 2018. Formerly she worked in the City for 30 years, notably for UBS and Sarasin. She sits on the Governance and Finance & General Purposes Committees and is delighted to serve the community in this capacity; she is a former Churchwarden of St Anne’s Church, Kew Green (2014-2018).

Mike Styles
Trustee

Kim Flitcroft
Trustee

Anne Mckee
Trustee

Judith Rutherford
Trustee

Liz Baran
Trustee