Our team

Paul Irwin - Founding Trustee

Paul is a serving Member of Buckinghamshire Council and is Deputy Cabinet Member for Sports and Events. He is a trustee of the Bernwode Bus charity (Bernie the Bus) and Chairman of Waddesdon Cricket Club.

Ashley Waite - Founding Trustee

Ashley is a serving Member of Buckinghamshire Council and is Chairman of Haddenham and Waddesdon Community Board. 

Helen Fincher - Founding Trustee

Helen is a Project Manager for Buckinghamshire Council’s Children’s Services, and has a strong background in communications and media relations. 

Clive Wayland - Trustee

Clive is an ex parish councillor and volunteers for various local causes; these include helping to organise his village summer fete, volunteering with regular village clean-ups and driving for the Bernwode Bus (Bernie the Bus).  

Richard Wells - Volunteer

Richard is a former Buckinghamshire local newspaper editor and has also led the communications and advocacy team of a national children’s and young people’s movement. Richard offers his time to further the aims of the charity.

Alice Rose - Young Leader

Alice is the creator of Alice's Positivity Boxes, which provide a boost to local people. She is also a trained mental health peer mentor, a volunteer for Justanotetosayhi and supports the From me to you charity, who send letters to people in hospital with cancer.