As a child Tom’s dyslexia was not recognised and he was regarded as having limited mental capacity. At 21 a lucky break led to Tom becoming responsible for The Imperial Life international conferences, a role he held for 30 years.
Having grown up in Epsom, Dorothy has always been aware of the barriers that have surrounded people with learning disabilities. Her primary role is CEO, but initially Dorothy joined Sunnybank as Kites Club Manager, which she still does alongside her CEO duties.
Felicity joined Sunnybank in January 2012 as Volunteer Recruitment Manager and since then her role has grown and become more diverse, including responsibility for our Big Lottery funding, financial inputting and recording. And she still runs all our recruitment too.
Tom Sheriff is an economist (MA) with business experience of strategic planning, finance, marketing and personnel. Tom has significant experience with vulnerable client groups, including those suffering mental health and prisoners and their families.
Jacky Oliver trained as a Chartered Physiotherapist and specialised in mental health. She undertook a service management role during the closure of the Epsom Hospital Cluster, involving commissioning new hospitals and community services.
Dr Attard qualified as a medical doctor in 1978 and went on to train as a psychiatrist in the St. George’s Hospital Rotation, obtaining her MRCPsych in 1983. She specialised in the Psychiatry of Learning Disability. Her main clinical interest is the treatment of mental illness of people with learning disabilities and developmental disorders
Lesley became Buddy Scheme Manager at Sunnybank in January 2017 and has taken responsibility for helping friendships flourish for people who might otherwise be lonely. She is always looking for fun activities for Sunnybank friends to try.
Caroline trained as an Accountant via the AAT route and then ACCA. Having worked predominantly in practice, she now runs her own accountancy practice.
For over 10 years prior to becoming a trustee, Caroline ran The Sunnybank Trust payroll and had been involved in the end of year accounts.
As retired printing engineer, Bill spent all his working life on newspaper printing presses and ancillary printing equipment for national newspapers.
Bill became involved in Sunnybank following an appeal to help set up a registered charity in our local area.
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