Board of Trustees

The board of Community Campus ’87 is responsible for the overall governance of the organisation, its policy framework, ongoing strategic direction risk management framework.

Members

Becoming a board member is voluntary, board members are recruited to bring their set of skills, personal qualities and experience to help the management of the organisation. The board oversee the senior management team who are responsible for the day-to-day running of the organisation and the management of the staff and projects.

Chair – Anthony Brown

Passionate about housing and the need to end homelessness across our communities in the North East, Anthony brings a wealth of expertise to the Board of Community Campus; and, in his role as Chair, he is committed that we do as much as we can to make a difference for our most vulnerable people.

He has over 25 years of experience in social housing specialising in building and managing homes and delivering first rate customer facing services. A particular interest is coaching and leadership; and, being Chair since 2011 has worked with us to take on and overcome some of the most significant challenges that we have seen in our sector.

Adam is an HR professional with over fifteen years’ experience working with well-known brands including Tesco Bank and Virgin Money. He has always worked in generalist roles, primarily dealing with employee relations activity, which required the ability to form effective working relationships, provide advice to stakeholders therefore balancing the commercial needs of the business and also employment legislation.

Adam was put in touch with Community Campus ’87 in 2017 by the Virgin Money Foundation having expressed an interest in acting as a trustee for one of the organisations they supported at the time. Having met with the Board and the Management Team he was thankfully appointed as a trustee board member and has tried to apply the skills and experience he has used on a daily basis to the needs of Community Campus ’87.”

Board Member – Adam Forster
Treasurer – Deveshin Reddy

Deveshin has been involved with Community Campus since 2016. He joined Community Campus as Finance Director, providing guidance and support to the Board of Directors and Management Team.

Deveshin has a degree in Accounting, CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting and a BTEC Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership. Deveshin has over 20 years working experience with the private sector in various commercial roles. He has extensive experience in accounting and auditing having worked in external audit, wholesale, manufacturing and the services industry.

Deveshin serves as the Finance Director of Destiny Church Tees Valley and is also part of the church leadership team. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and going to the cinema.