Who we are

Helen Moss OBE - Chairman 

Helen has been a member of the Triangle Trust Board of Trustees since 2007 and became Chair in 2015.  She has wide-ranging experience of the business community, voluntary sector and local government. Helen was Director of Quartet Community Foundation, one of the first and most successful community foundations in the UK, managing and distributing charitable funds on behalf of individuals, companies, charitable trusts and statutory bodies to meet the needs of people living in the West of England. She was awarded the OBE in 2008 for her services to the community foundation.  Since her retirement, Helen has continued her involvement in the voluntary sector as Trustee of a number of local and national charities.

Bruce Newbigging - Vice Chairman

Bruce has been a member of the Triangle Trust Board of Trustees since 2005.  He is a Managing Director at Rathbones where he specialises in family office wealth management including tax planning and charitable trust funds.  Bruce has worked in merchant banking and investment since 1977 with previous director positions at both SG Hambros and the London Private Bank.  He has been a Board Director and member of the Audit Committee of Falcon Property Trust since 1994.

Dr James Anderson – Trustee 

James joined the Triangle Trust Board of Trustees in 2012.  He qualified in Medicine in 1976 and was a hospital physician for ten years before training in psychiatry and then forensic psychiatry. James teaches forensic psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, London.  He is a Consultant Psychiatrist at the Practitioner Health Programme, a service for doctors and dentists with addictions and mental health problems. James is also an Honorary Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist at The Bracton Centre, Oxleas Foundation Mental Health Trust, a service for mentally disordered offenders.

Andrew Pitt - Trustee

Andrew has been a member of the Triangle Trust Board of Trustees since 2010. He is a Chartered Accountant and has his own financial consulting practice London & Bath Ltd. advising families and charities on their financial and business affairs. He was a partner with Chartered Accountants KPMG for over 20 years, latterly focusing on private clients and trusts until he retired in 2005. He is a Trustee of Bath Preservation Trust and the Ray Harris Trust Charitable Trust.

Julian Weinberg - Trustee 

Julian joined the Triangle Trust as a Trustee in 2014. He is a solicitor and Higher Court Advocate, having practised in the field of criminal law for nearly 30 years. He is currently a Consultant to a niche criminal law firm in Central London. He has been involved in professional regulation for several years sitting as a Chair of a number of professional regulatory fitness to practice panels. He is also Chair of a local education authority Admission and Exclusion Panel and an Independent Costs Assessor for the Legal Aid Agency. In addition, he sits as a trustee for a number of charities in the criminal justice field.

Alison Hope - Trustee 

Alison has been a member of the Triangle Trust Board of Trustees since 2015.  Alison is an independent fundraising consultant with over 20 years of experience of the voluntary sector, working across a range of sectors with charities of all sizes. Prior to becoming an independent consultant, Alison worked with FTSE 100 companies in the field of corporate social responsibility at the International Business Leaders Forum, as a major gift fundraiser at the University of Bristol and she was Head of Fundraising at the University of Gloucestershire. 

Karen Drury - Trustee

Karen joined the Triangle Trust in 2016. Initially in theatre, halls management, arts development, Karen then went into PR, finally specialising in internal communication. She is a qualified executive coach, working with a variety of global and national organisations. Karen has a Masters in Organisational Behaviour from Birkbeck, and an honours degree in English from Leeds and hopes to make up the set with a doctorate at some stage. She has been a Trustee for more than ten years for a variety of charitable organisations.

Dr Joanne Knight - Director 

Joanne joined the Triangle Trust as Director in late 2012 to support the Trustees to develop a new strategy and subsequently implement a new funding scheme.  With a doctorate from the University of Oxford in Chemistry, Joanne started her career in the pharmaceutical industry, before moving into the management of research grant giving within the charity sector in 2000.  Prior to joining the Triangle Trust she was the Director of Research and Information at the Stroke Association for 9 years.   Joanne has been a Trustee of the Association of Charitable Foundations since November 2014.

 

Frances Warwick - Grants Assistant

Frances joined the Triangle Trust in 2014 having spent most of her career in the Civil Service working to improve training and advice services for rural businesses, in particular the provision of business advice.  Prior to that she worked for the Probation Service where she helped modernise the organisation’s business support function.