Our trustees

Their primary purpose is to promote Fresh Visions, uphold our vision, protect our assets and funds, and ensure that we comply with legislation and regulation.

Our trustees ensure that the money we raise is used in the best possible way to support our work and projects.

The brief biographies of our trustees appear below.

 

Ralph Scott-Gordon - Chair

Ralph Scott-Gordon is an international business professional and Non-Executive Director.

He has an outstanding record of achievement; delivering substantial growth, market expansion and profitability enhancement within diverse sectors including Telecoms, IT, Renewables, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing and Consumer Goods.

Ralph operates equally effectively within Consultant, Executive and NED roles, with proven experience in stakeholder management, restructuring programmes, change management, sales development initiatives and acquisitions.

Ralph is recognised as an extremely effective communicator; with the gravitas to influence and operate at the very highest level and the ability to motivate multi-functional teams to achieve demanding objectives.

Ralph's hobbies and interests are golf, fly fishing, watching rugby, travel and spending time with his family.


Mike Davis

Mike is a social housing expert with 36 years experience working for local authorities. Mike spent the last 10 years as Director of Housing for Croydon Council. In this role, he developed a strong and successful partnership with tenants and leaseholders. As a result, Croydon Council
was one of four local authorities nationally awarded Beacon status by Government for Improving Services by Involving Tenants.

Other notable positions for Mike include Chair of the London Housing Directors’ Group and lead Housing Director for the South West London Housing Partnership. Mike led on partnership working with Government, other registered social landlords, residents, the Housing Corporation and local politicians.