The FCLI Board members

A vital part of the Fordhall model is of course its fantastic board members. Each and every one of them brings something different to Fordhall and ensures that the project is moving forward in the right direction. They are elected annually from the membership and carry out their duties completely voluntarily.

Chairperson, Christine Tate

Social Citizenship Consultancy

Treasurer, Bob Griffiths

Farmer and Office Manager

Vice Chair, Sarah Knowles

CEO, Blackburn with Darwen Healthy Living

Vice-Chair and Head of Governance, David Holton

Retired Finance Director, NHS

Lesley McNeil

Retired Minister of Religion

John Hughes

Retired Development Manager (Shropshire Wildlife Trust)

Jack Tavernor

Estate Manager, Powis Castle Estate

Kathryn Rhodes

Retired Headteacher


Department for Education

Nathan Rous

PR Director

Izabella Natrins

Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach

Benjamin Hollins

Farmer and Tenant

Are you a shareholder and fancy being on our board? We are always looking for people to put themselves forward as board members for the next AGM (must submit by January for the AGM in April). Please contact Charlotte on 01630 638696 for more details or email

Thank you.

There are currently openings for a treasurer and non executive directors. See below for how to apply:

FCLI Treasurer Job Description 2021

FCLI Fordhall Non Executive Directors 2021 Ad