Sam Blackie

Sam is currently undertaking a Masters degree in Business Psychology

Samantha Blackie

Trustee

Sam Blackie is an experienced Human Resources Director, with a specific focus on developing and implementing the strategic people agenda, leading complex change and working with a broad range of stakeholders.

Although currently taking a break from corporate life to complete a Masters degree in Business Psychology, Sam has over 26 years' cross-sector experience working in a number of retail and financial services organisations. In addition to her Human Resources experience, Sam has also lead Internal Communication teams, overseen the Group Legal and Company Secretary function and is an experienced Pension Trustee.

Originally from Essex, Sam and her family now live near Chepstow. When not studying or working she spends most of her time watching her daughter play sport or walking their dog in the Forest of Dean.

  • Alastair Irvine

    Alastair Irvine

    Trustee

    Alastair is Chairman of Trustees. He has 30 years’ experience in financial services both as a stockbroker and investment manager.

  • Anna Freeman

    Anna Freeman

    Trustee

    Anna has worked within direct marketing for over 20 years. Her career started with American Express and then Readers Digest. 

  • Gary Price

    Gary Price

    Trustee

    Gary Price is well known for his work in the field of Customer Experience and joined our Board of Trustees in October 2017.

  • James Sutherland

    James Sutherland

    Trustee

    James Sutherland is a generalist senior manager with a governance specialism.