Self Help UK

Board of trustees

Self Help UK governance and management team

Self Help UK has a highly experienced, skilled and competent Chief Executive and Board of Trustees/Directors.  They provide strategic leadership and direction for the organisation.  They carry out business and strategic planning, anticipating changing needs and emerging trends in self-care and identifying the role and function of self help groups, both locally and nationally.  They set our priorities for the future.  

Our Board of trustees meets monthly.  Minutes are available on request (Contact:

Our trustees

Eddie Dandy - Chair of trustees

Jackie Dennis - Vice Chair

Penny Dickins - Company Secretary

Jane Lawton - Treasurer

Sarah Hewitt - Trustee

Vera Todorovic - Trustee


Our management team

Sarah Collis - Chief Executive

Martin Cook - Training and Development Manager

Clare Quigley - Information and Insight Manager

Kerry Brearley - Interim Macmillan Beyond Diagnosis Service Manager


Join our Board!

Our Board is looking to expand its membership and is looking to recruit individuals with a passion for empowering people to overcome challenges plus experience in one of the following areas:

  • Marketing
  • Social media
  • Health or social care professionals (this would suit retired or active practitioners in General Practice, Nursing or Allied health professions.)
  • Volunteering
  • Social enterprise development
  • I.T. and systems

To find out more, please contact Sarah Collis for an informal conversation