Colin joined the Board in July 2023. For eight years, he was the Chief Executive of Community Links Bromley, a borough-based CVS and Volunteer Centre. He brings experience in achieving executive-level strategy: led/facilitated new social enterprise for Bromley VCSE/secured new contracts; completed new strategy for CLB; and led on numerous successful funding bids.
He has wide experience of managing change leading to innovative solutions for diverse communities, including establishing the innovative, multi-agency Margate Task Force and facilitating complex county-wide partnerships. His early career included roles in regeneration, housing management and development.
He is a Local Government Association (LGA) VCSE Peer, with experience of Peer Reviews and facilitating partnership support (Integrated Care Partnerships; Health and Wellbeing Boards). He also brings experience and skills as a governor (Chair, Interim Executive Board for Bromley Pupil Referral Unit; Invicta Grammar School) and a Trustee (Vice-Chair, West Kent Xtra; Carr Gomm).
His qualifications are MBA, Prince 2 Practitioner and BSc (Hons) Town and Regional Planning. He likes playing sports, playing drums in a blues band and culture/travel.