SHP’s trustees are ultimately responsible for the management and administration of the charity.
Jonathan Senker - Chair
Jonathan is the Chief Executive of an award winning national advocacy organisation. He is responsible for shaping strategy and leading the development and performance of its services to 20,000 people who have a wide range of social and health care requirements. Jonathan has worked in the development and delivery of social care for 25 years including leading the early development of personalisation. Jonathan was awarded an MA in the Management of Community Care in 1997.
Jonathan Edwards - Treasurer
Jonathan has worked in finance for 18 years and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Having trained at Deloitte, Jonathan spent most of his career as an external auditor before joining HSBC to run the financial reporting process, and now works as an internal auditor for Citibank.
Anna is a partner in the Banking and Finance team of Trowers & Hamlins, the leading firm for social housing in the UK.
Anna qualified as a solicitor in 1996 and has 13 years' experience of social housing law in England, particularly in relation to all types of social housing finance and governance. She advises many registered social landlords on a wide range of funding and governance issues, including matters relating to supported housing. Anna is also a qualified solicitor in Scotland.
Jasmine works as a teacher in North London. She has 5 years experience of project management in education and is a qualified dyslexia specialist. Jasmine joined the SHP board following the merger with Kick Start London and has a particular interest in young people's issues. She initially developed an interest in homelessness through volunteering at a nightshelter at university and later at Crisis.
David Braverman worked as a full-time Community Service Volunteer in a resource centre for adults with special needs. He then went on to work as a Support Worker for Mencap for 11 years and continues to be a member of the organisation.
David is a former client of SHP and is an active member of the Participation Reference Group – SHP’s client consultation forum.
David is also a member of the Finance Sub-Committee.
Mark is a barrister at Radcliffe Chambers, a leading commercial chancery set in London. Mark has a specialism in financial services, advising and acting for regulators, central government and financial institutions. He is a member of the Chancery and Commercial Bar Associations and the Financial Services Lawyers Association.
Peter is the Director of Fundraising and Marketing at KIDS, a charity that works with disabled children, young people and their families throughout England. He has 12 years' experience in the charity sector and five years in the corporate sector. Peter's previous roles include working at Arthritis Care, the UK's leading charity for people with arthritis. He also worked for 10 years in two local hospices in Brighton and the Cotswolds.
Lindsey has a background in public service, including working closely with a range of government departments, law enforcement and the public sector. She is currently in a senior role in government communications and public affairs, with experience of designing internal and external communications strategies. She brings a collaborative approach to working with a range of diverse departments and organisations.
Lindsay works for the Big Lottery Fund (BLF) and joined SHP's board in 2016.