There are three volunteers working as Trustees of the charitable association, the Bathampton Conker Crossing, committing their time to bring forward a new foot and cycle bridge for the community. Here is a bit about each of them..
Fiona Powell, Chair
Fiona Powell is Chair of Bathampton Primary’s Safer Routes to School Group and has two children at the school. Her volunteer roles in the Bathampton community also include Treasurer of Bathampton Pre-School Playgroup (2015-2017) and she is a core member of the campaign group the Bathampton Meadows Alliance. Prior to relocating to Bath in 2013 she had worked for 17 years across food retail and business consulting, most recently for five years as a member of the Sainsbury’s Leaders Group of senior managers, joining them from Capgemini business consulting. She now works part-time for Batheaston-based entrepreneurs Carbon-12.
Cheryl Cook, Treasurer
Cheryl Cook has three children currently at Bathampton Primary School. She is Vice Chair to the Governing Body, a member of the Finance Committee, Treasurer of the Friends of Bathampton school charity and member of the Safer Routes to School Group. Cheryl is an ACMA qualified senior finance manager and programme manager with 20 years’ experience. She worked as a commercial manager at Unilever, and as a consulting manager at Deloitte. She has held roles as Head of Finance and Resources nationally for Department of Constitutional Affair’s IT Shared service organisation, and regionally for Her Majesty’s Court Service across the south west. Prior to a career break she was Ministry of Justice’s Data Driven Department Programme Lead. She is currently taking a career break to secure an MSc in Strategy, Change and Leadership.
Terry Wagstaff, Secretary
Terry’s three children attended Bathampton Primary and King Edward’s School. He has lived in the area for 25 years and was active in the Bathampton Meadows Alliance campaign. When he came to the area he worked at Bristol City Council leading corporate services; later he led external affairs. This included working with the major cities in England to secure increased powers and resources from government to enable city regions to better deliver the investment needs and priorities of communities, business and the economy. Alongside this he led the development of formal public-private sector arrangements in the West of England, designed to strengthen its voice and joint cross-boundary work on planning, transport, housing, economic, skills and waste matters. Now retired he is pleased to do work in support of the Association’s aims.