Cambridge Aid

Working for a Better Tomorrow for Over 140 Years.

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Cambridge Aid

Working for a Better Tomorrow for Over 140 Years.

Home Get Help Join Our Team

Cambridge Aid

Working for a Better Tomorrow for Over 140 Years.

Home Get Help Join Our Team

Cambridge Aid

Working for a Better Tomorrow for Over 140 Years.

Home Get Help Join Our Team

Cambridge Aid

Working for a Better Tomorrow for Over 140 Years.

Home Get Help Join Our Team

Our Team – Trustees

The Mayor of Cambridge

The Mayor of Cambridge

Ex Officio President

Cllr Russ McPherson acts as Cambridge Aid’s President Ex Officio. Cllr McPherson became Mayor of Cambridge in May 2020.

Joel Limmer

Joel Limmer

Chair

Joel has been with Cambridge Aid since 2016. He works in financial services and keenly follows football, racing & live music.

Nicola Longdon

Nicola Longdon

Vice Chair

Nicola previously worked for BT’s Strategy Division. She became a Trustee 10 years ago & recently stepped down as Chair.

Caitriona Bearryman

Caitriona Bearryman

Hon. Secretary

Caitriona has worked as a Councillor, in marketing & public affairs and holds a Masters in Charity Management.

Paul Ray

Paul Ray

Hon. Treasurer

After Jesus College, Paul worked 30 years for ICI and 9 for the CAB. Paul has been Cambridge Aid’s Hon Treasurer since 2007.

Rachel Talbot

Rachel Talbot

Representing Citizens Advice Bureau

Long-standing Trustee Rachel Talbot is also CEO of Cambridge & District Citizens Advice.

Shelley Gregory-Jones

Shelley Gregory-Jones

Trustee

Shelley is a professional fundraiser – She is involved in writing grant applications to raise funds to support Cambridge Aid’s clients.

Dr Gail Kenney

Dr Gail Kenney

Trustee

Gail was a GP in Cambridge for 30 years, then a County Councillor for 12 years, with a focus on children’s services and Social Services.

Nick Knights

Nick Knights

Trustee - Marketing

Nick redesigned the Cambridge Aid website and assists the Charity with all of its Marketing-related activities.

Rachel Winter

Rachel Winter

Trustee

Trustee & lawyer Rachel has been living in Cambridge for almost 10 years, though she has retained her strong Yorkshire accent!

Julian Landy

Julian Landy

Trustee

Cambridge Aid Trustee Julian is a retired lawyer, active novel writer, and fanatic of cricket and classical music.

Suzi Gilbey

Suzi Gilbey

Trustee

Suzi is a Financial Inclusion Officer at Cambridge City Council, where she helps vulnerable families, with the help of Cambridge Aid.

Cambridge Aid Heroes

Geoff Jones

Geoff Jones

Webmaster

Geoff looks after the hosting and maintenance of the website and helps the Charity with all of its technical requirements.

Neil Whiteside

Neil Whiteside

PR Manager

Neil is the Outreach & Community Development Manager at Cambridge 105 Radio and a friend of Cambridge Aid.

Nick O'Leary

Nick O'Leary

Social Media

Nick is a primary school teacher in Cambridgeshire. He has a keen interest in digital marketing and raising awareness for charities.

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We look forward to hearing from you!

"I want to say a huge big thank you to Cambridge Aid for all the funds you have given the families and individuals throughout the year.

It has made such a difference to many families - not just for the essentials, and I can’t tell you how often people have been in tears as the gesture is so poignant for them. The money will definitely make such a difference to the families this year."

- Financial Inclusion Officer

Cambridge City Council

"Our recipient is very grateful for the help received, she can now start a new life in a new home. She is so happy to have doors again and a safe, clean home.
Thank you.
"

- Maria

The Red Hen Project

"Cambridge Aid are doing remarkable life-saving work at this extremely difficult time, when there is much hardship & anxiety."

- Margaret

Great St. Mary's Church, Cambridge

"We are so grateful to Cambridge Aid for their support. In providing funding for Debt Relief Orders, they enable us to give our clients a new start; to be able to live again, free from the fear (and often shame) of unmanageable debt."

- Fiona
Centre Manager

Cambridge Money Advice Centre

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