Trustees

Advisory Board member Steve Blackwell: Director at Solution brokers Limited and Oil & Energy Consultant He has over 25 years experience of strategic planning in utility companies at the highest levels, including experience in the Ukraine and USA, and national association office holder. He brings extensive experience of developing business strategies and solutions, initiating and […]

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Firebird Trust Trustee Dr Daniel King Senior Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour at Nottingham Trent University His research centres around alternative ways of organising, the voluntary and community sector and critical management studies. He is particularly interested in the way in which critical management studies (CMS) can inform and shape alternative ways of organising and produce […]

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Shirley Novak

Firebird Trust Artist & Advisory Board member: Shirley Novak Personal Achievements to Date: For eleven years Shirley was a professional singer/songwriter touring nationally and throughout Europe, and writing/recording four CD’s of original material. With her own unique brand of acoustic music, she played to audiences all over Europe ranging from 20 people in an intimate […]

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Jo Freya

Firebird Trust Resident Artist & Advisory Board member: Personal Achievements to date: Jo has been playing at the forefront of the English Folk Scene since the 1970’s. She won the French Gold award for world music as part of the group ‘SCARP’ in the 1990’s. Jo also performs as part of Coope Boyes and Simpson […]

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Firebird Trust Trustee, Nigel Minton is currently a visiting Fellow with Nottingham Business School within the International Centre for Talent Management and Leadership Development.  Until recently he was Head of People and Knowledge, Enterprise Resource Planning with Rolls-Royce plc. Nigel also runs his own consultancy firm – Minton Services Ltd. A passionate believer in the value […]

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Firebird Trust Trustee, Philip White has been a board member of the Firebird Trust and its Honorary Treasurer since 2005.  He is a Chartered Accountant having trained with Deloitte in London and in his other professional life works as a business and management consultant advising on SAP business systems and shared services centres to large corporate clients. […]

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 Firebird Trust Trustee, Alan Humberstone is also company chairman. He has worked in the creative industries all of his life. He has held senior positions across the arts funding system, higher education and national training agencies. He has worked extensively around the world including eight years in Southeast Asia. He now lives in Nottingham maintaining his consultancy […]

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