Leslie McDonald – Chair
Executive Director and Company Secretary of Nottingham Counselling Service and former Chief Executive/Executive. Director of First Enterprise Business Agency.
Professor Chris O'Brien, OBE – Vice Chair
An Emeritus Professor with the Nottingham University Business School, having joined the University in 1968. He has lived and worked in a number of countries in Latin America and the Far East, and was instrumental in establishing the University's overseas campus in Malaysia and building up the University's Business School in China.
Mohan Khera – Company Secretary
Retired HMRC Audit Officer, Board Member of Portland College & Beaumanor Engineering Ltd, Mohan is former Chair of Nottingham Race Equality Council and involved with the Nottingham Mela.
Sardul Gill – Director
Established Artist and Teacher with extensive knowledge and experience within the South Asian communities of Nottingham.
Jennifer Spencer - Director
Director at Trent Bank House Consultants, a business mentor and management consultant with extensive experience in visitor economy, education and health care sectors at local, regional, national and international level.
Veronica Pickering - Director
Veronica Moraa Pickering was born in Kisii, Kenya and moved to the UK with her family in 1968, settling in Nottinghamshire in 1970s. For over 25 years Veronica has worked to support children, families and communities in difficult social and personal difficulites. Her work has focused on assessing the needs of diverse communities and also specific individual needs. She has been appointed and worked closely with the UK courts and by the UN, NGO's and local authorities here in the UK. Veronica has worked for many years as personal coach supporting individuals to achieve and set individual goals. She is currently working as a consultant with Nottingham Trent University.
Veronica is a board member and trustee of a number of organisations in Nottinghamshire. Veronica has for many years been a strong supporter of the arts and its life changing benefits to society. She is married to artist and painter Roy Pickering and has had experience of organising numerous exhibitions and major arts events both in the UK and abroad.
In May 2013 Veronica was appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for Notttinghamshire.