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VTT Management Commitee and Trustees
MR BEN CLACKSON
Chairman 2018 – present; Trustee 2007 – present
He was resident in Dhaka 1980 – 1982 when serving with the British High Commission; supporter of CRP from that time; last visited CRP in 2019; Founder Chairman of VTT.
MR SAYADUL KHALED
Treasurer 2019 – present, Trustee 2019 – present
He is a Management Accountant and also a Trustee of the Fenchugonj Education Trust. Has visited CRP several times, most recently in 2019.
MR PETER DONNELLY
Secretary 2019 – present, Trustee 2019 – present
A visit to CRP in 2010 inspired Pete because the care offered for people with spinal cord injury there was in some ways better than he had himself experienced in the UK. He later returned to volunteer for 4 months with the peer advisers at CRP.
MRS JANET IVIN
Trustee 2018 – present
She first went to CRP in 2000 as a children’s occupational therapist. Since then she has helped CRP develop an Appropriate paper-based Technology Department which makes therapeutic equipment for use in CRP and for sale outside.
MR MOKHTAR HUSSAIN
Trustee 2007 – present
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 2018.
DR BRYAN WHITTY
Co-opted Trustee 2009-2010; Trustee 2010 – present
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
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.
MR M A RASHID
Trustee 2016 – present
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. Last visited CRP in 2018.
MR GLEN MCGHEE
He is an orthotist who worked in disability for about 40 years. In the late 1980′s he worked in Bangladesh on a project through CRP for 2½ years, and he has visited CRP about 5 times in the last 10 years.
MR JAHANGIR ALAM
Trustee 2018 – present
Jahangir graduated from CRP and worked in Bangladesh as an Occupational Therapist before he moved in London. Currently he works in the NHS and liaises with academics & students for their placement at CRP.VTT Administration
MR BRIAN WOODGATE
VTT Administrator 2009 – present
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.