the Community Foundation for the people of Kirklees.

Trustees and staff

Trustees are elected by the members in general meetings. One-third of the trustees retire each year by rotation. Trustees can be re-elected.














Chair, Ian Brierley   (above)  Chief Executive, John L Brierley Ltd
Finance, Alan Bewsher Managing Director, Aquaspersions
Sir John Harman Former Chairman, Environment Agency
Judith Charlesworth        Former Director, Charlesworth Group Ltd
Eric Firth Kirklees Councillor
Joanne Bell Performance Lead at DWP
Jonathan Thornton   Former Chairman of Thornton & Ross
Tom Taylor Director, Northorpe Hall Child & Family Trust
Jeremy Garside Managing Partner, Williams & Co Solicitors


One Community Staff













Emma Woods-Bolger (above) CEO
Beverley Couldwell Administration and Grants
Adrian Pygott  Grants Admin 






Emma Woods-Bolger CEO