Staff and Trustees

The Genesis Trust has been established in Bath for 22 years. It became a registered charity in March 1995 and is managed by a Board of Trustees and 16 paid staff.

Staff Department

Nick Mayo, Chief Executive

Nick Mayo, - Chief Executive

Nick joined the team as Deputy Chief Executive in 2016 having been a Genesis trustee for 2 years. Appointed Chief Executive in January 2017, he will oversee the charity's strategic development as it prepares to move to Walcot Street in the next 18 months.
Nick has had an extensive career in telecoms and ecommerce, as well as running smaller businesses in other markets. He is married to Kate, and they have two daughters who have recently graduated and left home.

Email: nick@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Paul Solly, Head of Client Development

Paul Solly, - Head of Client Development

Paul has been with Genesis since 2001 and as its director for 15 years, has helped grow the charity into what it is today.

Email: paul@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Dr Alan Kerbey OBE, Appeal Director

Dr Alan Kerbey OBE, - Appeal Director

Alan is Appeal Director and responsible for major gift fundraising for the Next Step Capital Appeal. He joined the Genesis Trust in June 2015. Formerly a Senior Research Fellow at Oxford University and Lecturer in Biochemistry at Trinity College, Oxford, Alan has spent over 30 years working in the public and voluntary sectors. He was Director of Crusaders, the national Christian youth organisation, and Director of Development at both Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge and Monkton Combe School in Bath. He was elected a Fellow of Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge in 2000, and awarded an OBE in 2012 for services to Medical Research, Education and Young People. Alan is also a Lay Canon and a Member of the Chapter of Wells Cathedral. He works 2 days a week for Genesis.

Email: alan@genesistrust.org.uk

Peter Setterfield, Finance and Data Administrator

Peter Setterfield,  - Finance and Data Administrator

Peter joined the Genesis Trust in March 2017 and manages the finance and data activities. Previously he spent 15years working for the BBC in finance and prior to that 15years in the brewing industry.

Email: peter.setterfield@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Gloria Ware, Lifeline Centre Founder Manager

Gloria Ware, - Lifeline Centre Founder Manager

Gloria has been with the Lifeline Centre since its beginning in 2003. She helps manage the project and volunteers, and provides one-to-one advice for Lifeline visitors. Gloria also provides advice to the wider community at Bath and North East Somerset's One Stop Shop in Manvers Street.

Email: gloria@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

Sean Sutton, Lifeline Centre Deputy Manager

Sean Sutton, - Lifeline Centre Deputy Manager

Sean became one of the two Lifeline Centre Deputy Managers in 2014. He assists Gloria in the running of the Lifeline Centre.

Email: sean@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Caleb Mallard, Lifeline Centre Manager,

Caleb Mallard, -  Lifeline Centre Manager,

Caleb has a BA in Theology and was a youth worker and minister prior to coming to Bath.
He manages the Lifeline Centre supported by Gloria and Sean.

Email: caleb@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Denise Weikert, Life Skills Manager

Denise Weikert, - Life Skills Manager

Denise has been with Life Skills since its beginning in 2006. Denise manages the project, leads groups and manages Life Skills staff and volunteers.

Email: denise@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

Matt Prescott, Life Skills Facilitator

Matt Prescott, - Life Skills Facilitator

Matt joined Life Skills in 2016 and assists Denise in leading the groups and managing the volunteers. Matt has a degree in graphic design and an MA in animation. He's previously worked for Genesis as a volunteer.

Email: matt@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Michelle Williams, Head of Fundraising

Michelle Williams, - Head of Fundraising

Michelle started at the Genesis Trust in 2012 and manages the fundraising team and corporate relationships.

Email: michelle@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Tuesday, Wednesday

Louise Daniels, Grants and Trusts Fundraiser

Louise Daniels, - Grants and Trusts Fundraiser

Louise has a background in Public Relations for national and international brands. She has spent the last five years specialising in PR and marketing for ethical businesses and social enterprises. Born and bred near Bath and now living here with her family, she is responsible for Grants & Trusts Fundraising for Genesis.

Email: louise.daniels@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

Hilary Long, Community and Events Fundraiser

Hilary Long, - Community and Events Fundraiser

Hilary’s first career was in the Army serving in The Royal Artillery in Germany, Cyprus and the UK. Following the flag for several more years and twenty one houses later, she has now settled with her family in Bath. She began volunteering with Genesis in September 2016 in the Channelling Passions team and took up the role of Community and Events Fundraiser in April 2017. Having completed 139 sky dives in her youth, Hilary plans to do her 140th skydive as a tandem dive for Genesis in 2017!

Email: hilary.long@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

Anthony Ward, Manager, Furniture Project

Anthony Ward, - Manager, Furniture Project

Anthony joined The Genesis Trust in March 2015 to develop and run the Furniture Project. He has a background in Business improvement, management and training as well as in property and furniture restoration.

Email: anthony@genesistrust.org.uk

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

John Stauber, Team Leader (Vans), Furniture Project

John Stauber, - Team Leader (Vans), Furniture Project

John joined the Furniture Project in February 2016. In the past he's worked as a Project manager for school's ICT and in the solar panel industry. As a driver at the furniture project he hopes to help the department grow.

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Ros Bell, Team Leader (Retail) , Furniture Project

Ros Bell, - Team Leader (Retail) , Furniture Project

After 6 years volunteering at our Furniture project Ros is now a permanent member of staff and is very key to the project's success!

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Paul Tipler Project Manager : " Channelling Passion"

Paul Tipler - Project Manager : " Channelling Passion"

Paul joined the team in 2016 and has a wealth of experience in social enterprise and volunteer management built up over more than 20 years. Channelling Passion ( a Cabinet Office funded project) is about supporting and developing the brilliant teams of Genesis volunteers and developing church relationships even further; all to help ensure the long-term sustainability of our operations.”

Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Board of Trustees

Sir Peter Heywood, Chair of Trustees

Sir Peter Heywood, - Chair of Trustees

Genesis Trust Trustee since: 1995
Current occupation: Director of a marketing support business and a founder of the Bath Christian Action Network (BathCAN).
Work/Life Experience: Peter has worked for major international companies in the UK, Africa and Belgium and formed his own company in 1996. In 1991, he set up the management team of the Soup Run. This was the start of what later became the Genesis Trust.
Favourite project: Sunday Centre

Ian McKay, Deputy Chair of Trustees

Ian McKay, - Deputy Chair of Trustees

Trustee Since: 2003
Current Occupation: Director of Programmes and Collaboration at Send A Cow.
Work/Life Experience: Ian lives in Bath and has worked in commerce, consulting and charities. He was International Director for Bible Society, then CEO of the mentoring charity, Mowgli Foundation, before joining Send A Cow. He is also a Trustee of A Rocha UK.
Favourite Genesis Project: Life Skills

Stephen Lillicrap, Trustee

Stephen Lillicrap, - Trustee

Genesis Trust Trustee since: 2010
Current occupation: Retired
Work/Life Experience:
Stephen lives in Bath and was Director of an engineering charity designing aids for disabled people.
Favourite project: Furniture Project

Councillor Cherry Beath, Trustee

Councillor Cherry Beath, - Trustee

Genesis Trustee since: 2010
Current Occupation: BANES Local Councillor
Work/Life Expereince: Cherry lives in Bath and is on the Board of Bath Festivals. She is also a Trustee of Hope for Tanzania.
Favourite Genesis project: Lunch Box

Jim McPhee, Trustee

Jim McPhee, - Trustee

Genesis Trust Trustee since:2010
Current Occupation: Director of Maximising Capability
Work/Life Experience: Jim lives in Bath and previously worked as a Manager of AXA.
Favourite Genesis project: Lifeline Centre