Gudrun Limbrick

Appointment from April 2015.

Socio-economic research specialist; consultant and business owner; founder and trustee of the Handsel Trust; founder of the Former Children’s Homes website; widely published on range of socio-economic topics; writer and publisher; Masters in Research and Social Policy from the University of Birmingham; Honours degree from the University of Oxford.

Mike Short

Appointment from April 2015.

Retired Director of Engineering in the Defence Sector; Independent Co-opted Member – Dorset Police and Crime Panel; Member – Dorset Schools Appeals Panel; Lay Member – Secretary of State and Lord Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Justices of the Peace for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

Mike Bell

Appointment from September 2017.

Public affairs specialist with 20 years experience in politics, government and campaigning. Experienced in corporate, government and third sector environments, building networks of influence and shaping policy. A strong communicator with a effective skills in marketing, media and public speaking.  16 years as an elected councilor. Worked for two MPs and an MEP.  Leading charity roles including influencing Care Act 2014 and lobbying National Institute for Care Excellence.