Our people


The success of the Shannon Trust Reading Plan relies on the quality of the relationship between Mentors and Learners. Behind the scenes there is a team of people who need to work together to make this experience of learning positive and life enriching.

Our staff team

Our team brings together wide range of skills from the charitable, public and commercial sectors.

Angela Cairns
CEO
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Lorna Felix
Head of Operations
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Susie O'Hagan
Head of Development
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Carol Fraser
Administrator
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James Argent
Regional Manager, Midlands & East
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Alison Lee
Fundraiser
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Sue Kent
Projects and Information Systems Manager
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Karen Ryan
Regional Manager, North & Northern Ireland
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Our trustees

Our Board of Trustees has a wealth of relevant experience to help guide and direct Shannon Trust.

Sue O'Hara Chair of Trustees
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Barry Porter
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Clare Argar
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Edward Astle
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Emily Thomas
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Holly Bowden
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Jean-Michel Garcia-Alvarez Trustee Treasurer
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John Bensted
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Kaushik Bhattacharya
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Robert Newman
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William Payne
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