Changes to Board of Trustees

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We are pleased to announce some changes to our Board of Trustees. Our Founder, Mike Clare, has stepped down from the role of Chair and is now our lifetime President. Robin Walker has taken on the role of Chair and Karen Irons is Vice Chair. We also have a new Trustee – Gavin Henshaw – who we are delighted to welcome to the Board. Congratulations to all on your new roles and thank you to all our Trustees for their continued guidance and support. 


Karen Irons, Mike Clare & Robin Walker standing in front of magnolia tree
Karen Irons, Mike Clare & Robin Walker


Robin Walker (Chair)

‘Having been Vice Chair for the past few years I am delighted to accept the role of Chair as Mike steps aside, The Clare Foundation is the go to charity for all charities in Buckinghamshire and I look forward to working with my Board colleagues, Karen (Vice Chair) and Martin (CEO) to continue the great work we have embarked upon over recent years.’


Karen Irons (Vice Chair)

‘I was delighted to be asked to be Vice Chair, working with Robin, the Trustees and Martin I know that we will continue to nurture and foster sector relationships with charities, council and organisations across Bucks, and ensure that we provide the best services available to help those that need it most.’


Gavin Henshaw – New Trustee

Gavin Henshaw profile
Gavin Henshaw

We are delighted to welcome Gavin Henshaw to the Board. Here is what Gavin had to say:

‘Knowing the work of The Clare Foundation, meeting Mike (Founder), Robin (Chair) and Karen (Vice Chair), it was a privilege to be invited to join the Board and I was delighted to accept. The Clare Foundation does significant work across Buckinghamshire and I am more than happy to continue to provide and add my support to their efforts.’






Find out more about all our Trustees here.


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