Dwynwen's passion for education and family services started when she was a youth worker and parent governor in Portsmouth. Since then she has worked as a senior manager in local authorities including Hampshire and West Sussex, her last post being Director of Transformation. She moved to Emsworth and now retired she is enjoying life as part of the Emsworth community working with the Emsworth Forum and now with Emsworth CLT and other local organisations.
Theo was a GP in The Medical Centre in Warwickshire for 35 years. He was involved in primary care team development and worked with the local community to build a Day Centre in the Community Hospital, to set up a community transport scheme, and to develop Shipston Home Nursing. He also held academic posts in the University of Oxford and was a Member of the Council of the Royal College of General Practitioners. He moved to Emsworth in 2012, and is Chairman of the Emsworth Residents Association and a Trustee of the Friends of Emsworth Community Health.
Harry has a commercial and finance background and is Chairman of Racelogic Ltd in Buckingham where he has worked for the last 20 years. He has been Chair of Governors at a school near Buckingham and latterly a Governor at a special needs school near Southampton. He moved to Emsworth early in 2017 and works with the Emsworth Forum and now with the Emsworth CLT.
Mike returned to the area in 2016 after a London-based career in private practice as a building surveyor and management consultant. He has had a 30-year involvement with the Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust where he is currently a trustee. He has also been a committee member of an Abbeyfield Society and an external adviser to the Royal College of Physicians.
Ellie spent her early working life involved in the training and development of young people eventually becoming a Director of Sussex Training and Enterprise Council. She then set up and successfully ran a management consultancy company. She is heavily involved with the work of ECLT and the YMCA on the proposed new Early Years, Youth and Community Centre to be built on land north of New Brighton Road.
Peter was born in Emsworth and became a naval architect. He managed a self-build project of 10 houses and latterly ran a marine survey Company. He served as Chair/President of Yacht Brokers and Designers Association, chair of ERA and Friends of Emsworth Community Health
Charles has lived in Emsworth since 1990 and has been a member of the ERA committee since 2013 with responsibility for planning. His professional background was in shipbroking in London, and latterly recruitment, before retiring in 2012.
Maggie was most recently Head of Communications for a Housing Association and is pleased to do some work in the local community when not sailing and enjoying her other hobbies. Maggie now lives near Nore Barn Woods and belongs to a number of local societies.
Dan first visited Emsworth in 1972 and has been a regular visitor since then, eventually retiring here in 2015. A statistician by profession, he taught in universities in the UK and USA and worked as a consultant in the automotive and aerospace industries, helping engineers to use statistics effectively in design and production.