Trustees at CoolTan Arts
CoolTan Arts’ trustees come from a variety of backgrounds and have wide-ranging experience in mental health, arts, business and finance.
Professional journalist with over 10 years experience writing for newspapers. Personal experience of mental health issues and as an advocate for improved treatment of people experiencing mental distress. Trustee since 2014.
Vicar of St John with St Andrew, Waterloo, a large inner London parish stretching from the South Bank nearly to the Elephant and Castle, and including a large diverse residential population, a considerable student presence, hostel residents and street homeless. Trustee since 2008.
Local Southwark resident and longstanding volunteer within our Film Group. Has a background in further education and training (15 years). Additionally, he was a key member of Southwark Mind, aiding in the reinvigorating and restarting of the service within Southwark, giving him experience in a user led organisation. Trustee since 2014.
Chris Board has been the CEO of Autism Sussex for over four years. Autism Sussex is an independent, not for profit organisation and registered charity, whose aim is to provide a range of opportunities for children, young people and adults with autistic spectrum conditions and/or Asperger syndrome. Prior to this, he was CEO at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, one of the UK’s largest independent charitable hospitals. He was also the founder of E&J Trading Ltd., providing healthcare and associated advice to UK and International organisations and investors.