the Community Foundation for the people of Kirklees.

Trustees and staff

Trustees are elected by the members in general meetings. One third of the trustees retire each year by rotation. Trustees can be re-elected.




Chair, Sir John Harman     Former Chairman, Environment Agency
Finance, Ian Brierley   Chief Executive, John L Brierley Ltd
Judith Charlesworth        Former Director, Charlesworth Group Ltd
Eric Firth Kirklees Councillor
Julie Stewart-Turner Kirklees Councillor
Jonathan Thornton   Former Chairman of Thornton & Ross
Abdul Aslam   Chief Executive, Ravensthorpe Community Centre
Jeremy Garside Managing Partner, Williams & Co Solicitors



Paul Johnson General Manager
Beverley Couldwell Administrative and Grants