Our Trustees

Ken Fish

Ken Fish

Chair of Trustees

Ken has been a trustee for Communities Together East Anglia for over 15 years and is currently chair. He made a career working for leading commercial organisations in sales, marketing and business development roles in several European countries. For the ten years leading up to retirement Ken ran his own very successful business consultancy. He’s worked with several charities and appreciates the importance of sound business management and leadership.

Sue Jay

Sue Jay

Vice Chair

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Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson

Treasurer

Chris joined the trustees in 2011 and became treasurer for the charity in 2013. Chris works in financial services at clients such as Aviva, Royal London and Financial Ombudsman Service. Chris previously worked for the UK’s largest housing association, the media company Granada and the computer giants CDC and Digital.

Darryl Chapman

Darryl Chapman

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Nicola Bradford

Nicola Bradford

Nicola became a Trustee in 2022, bringing experience of the Health and Social Care sector to the Board. 

Her career has included a variety of carer roles in hospital, residential and community settings including management of home care services.  Having moved into training with SCC in 2011 she founded a social enterprise, LimeSkills CIC to provide training to employed care staff and family carers alike, recognising the huge importance that informal carers contribute to the wider care system.  As a leader in the voluntary sector in Suffolk, Nicola spent 3 years as Chair of the VCSE Health and Wellbeing Network, giving representation to the Suffolk Health and Wellbeing Board.

She has lived experience of family caring, end of life care of her mother with cancer and more recently caring for her father in law living with dementia.  Dementia care is a particular passion of Nicola’s and she founded and now is currently serving her second period of Chair for Ipswich Dementia Action Alliance.

She has always lived in Suffolk and has brought up four children, recently becoming a Nanny to her first grandchild.  She enjoys golf and gardening in fair weather, preferring crafts and baking in the winter!

Our Management Team

Jo Reeder

Jo Reeder

Chief Executive Officer

Jo is Suffolk born and bred and is passionate about community inclusion – enabling and supporting people to benefit from their local community.

With a work history crossing the telecommunications industry, local media and the charity sector, Jo joined Communities Together East Anglia in late 2020 after six years at Age UK Suffolk. In her spare time Jo has a passion for the theatre, family, friends and her collection of animals!

Daniel Davis

Daniel Davis

Transport Manager

Daniels role is to oversee the Community Transport service, making sure all vehicles are maintained and inspected, delivering driver training and development to a team of drivers.

Daniel has been involved with the transport sector since leaving school. Firstly qualifying as a Vehicle Mechanic and then moving across onto servicing and repairing of buses and coaches. Daniel is also a qualified MiDAS Trainer.

In his spare time, Daniel enjoys spending time with his two children and long term partner.

Jenny Day

Jenny Day

Business Support Manager

Jenny is a passionate people person and loves to help however and wherever she can.

Jenny supports all the services that Communities Together East Anglia have to offer across Suffolk. Jenny also co-ordinates volunteer recruitment for the charity and helps to keep the office running smoothly. In Jenny’s words – “I love my job!”

Jenny is a busy mum of twins who keep her on her toes daily! Hobbies include keeping fit, reading, music, movies, & socialising with friends and family.

Andrea Lewis

Andrea Lewis

Officer and Accounts Manager

Andrea is based in the Transport Office and is responsible for the Accounts and Admin Team.  Andrea is a friendly person, who always tries to make people feel welcome and valued.  Her role in Transport is to support the team and ensure the smooth running of the booking system, through to the delivery of the service to our passengers, including the payments. 

Andrea is a keen gardener and also likes to get out and about with her family and dog, exploring and socialising.

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