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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 MICHAEL WOODLEY
Treasurer 2007 – present, Trustee 2007 – present
MICHAEL WOODLEY
He was resident in Dhaka 1984-1987 while employed by the Government of Bangladesh on a World Bank project; supporter of CRP from that time; frequently returned to Bangladesh as a UN consultant to the leather industry.

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.

MR DAVID NEWELL OBE
Trustee 2007 – present
DAVID NEWELL
He was Director of OXFAM Bangladesh 1980 – 1984 having previously worked with volunteers overseas since 1965; assisted in 1984 with the establishment of the CRP Charitable Trust; supporter of CRP since that time.

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 2012.

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.

MRS WENDY BEST
Co-opted Member 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
WENDY BEST
She has been a trustee, development officer, administrator and newsletter editor of the predecessor support charity for CRP; frequent visitor to CRP 1987-2004; provides support to UK based CRP volunteers.

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.