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VTT Management Commitee and Trustees
BRIGADIER BERTIE WOOLNOUGH CBE
Chairman 2008 – present, Trustee 2007 – present

BRIGADIER HERBERT WOOLNOUGH CBE
He was resident in Dhaka from 1987- 1990 when commanding the British Military Advisory Team; supporter of CRP from that time onwards; frequent visitor to Bangladesh; last visited CRP in 2011.

MR STUART JEFFREYS
Treasurer 2015 – present, Trustee 2014 – present

STUART JEFFREYS
He visited CRP in 2007 and has been a supporter since then. He is a qualified accountant.

MR NICK LACK
Secretary and Trustee, 2013 – present

He was resident in Dhaka 1981-1986 while employed by The British Council; supporter of CRP from that time; has returned to Bangladesh on several occasions since.

MR BEN CLACKSON
Secretary 2010 – 2013, Trustee 2007 – present

BEN CLACKSON
He was resident in Dhaka 1980 – 1982 when serving with the British High Commission; supporter of CRP from that time; last visited CRP in 1998; Founder Chairman of VTT.

DR PHILOMENA COMMONS
Trustee 2007 – present
PHILOMENA COMMONS
She worked in Bangladesh 1989 – 1994 at Chandragona Hospital in the Chittagong Hill Tracts and then from 1999- 2004 at CRP; lecturer/advanced practioner in physiotherapy; fluent Bengali speaker; recently completed her PhD at Leeds University (Social factors influencing the training of therapists around disability in Bangladesh).

MR MOKHTAR HUSSAIN
Trustee 2007 – present
MOKHTAR HUSSAIN
He is a British Bangladeshi who has lived in Leicester since 1972; member of the Executive Committee of the Leicester Racial Equality Committee; supporter of CRP for 15 years: last visited CRP in 2014.

DR BRYAN WHITTY
Co-opted Trustee 2009-2010; Trustee 2010 – present
BRYAN WHITTY
Worked with Valerie Taylor in the Chittagong Hill Tracts on treatment of spinal injury sufferers when she first went to East Pakistan 1968; long-term supported of Valerie’s work; last visited CRP in 2009 for its 30th Anniversary celebrations; has formed strong support group in Scotland – which includes his son Iain.

MRS MARGARET HAKIM
Trustee 2010 – present
MARGARET HAKIM
She has had a long association with Bangladesh since 1964 through her late husband; lived in Dhaka 1967-1971; speaks Bengali and Urdu; regular visitor to Bangladesh; last visited CRP in 2012.

MS HELEN MORTIMER
Trustee 2012 – present
HELEN MORTIMER
She is a Neurological Physiotherapist who has worked for the NHS for 10 years. She visited the CRP as a volunteer in 2009 and has been a supporter of CRP since that time; last visited CRP in 2012.

MR M A RASHID
Trustee 2016 – present
Mr M A Rashid
He has been Chairman & Councillor of the local Parish Council since 2006. He has often visited CRP where he was inspired by one of the boys from his village being treated there, and also by the Rana Plaza victims.

VTT Administration
MR BRIAN WOODGATE
VTT Administrator 2009 – present

BRIAN WOODGATE
He has held senior appointments in both the ambulance and police services; has been a supporter of CRP for over 20 years; has been a frequent visitor to Bangladesh in recent years; last visited CRP in 2011.