Applications to the Fund are granted by a Board of Trustees. The Trustees meet three times a year to consider applications for grants. The meetings are usually held in March, June and November each year.
Suzanne is a private client partner and Notary Public at law firm Charles Russell Speechlys LLP in London. She specialises in mental capacity, Court of Protection work, wills, probate, charitable and private trusts and tax planning. Suzanne acts as a Trustee, Executor, Deputy and Attorney and is the chair trustee of the Baily Thomas Charitable Fund. She also sits on the Baily Thomas Charitable Fund Investment Committee.
Ken is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is a partner at Azets. He has a personal interest and specialises in the not for profit sector and acted as Chairman of Governors of the Royal Russell school for 11 years and a past Chair of the Textile Industry Children’s Trust. Ken sits on the Baily Thomas Charitable Fund Investment Committee.
Sally-Ann is Emeritus Professor of Learning Disabilities at the University of Glasgow and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. She has published extensively on the epidemiology of health and health inequalities in people with intellectual disabilities, and trials of complex interventions to improve their health. Anna sits on the Baily Thomas Charitable Fund Research Committee.
Anne is Emeritus Professor of psychiatric nosology at the Institute of Psychiatry and was formerly lead consultant in the Affective Disorders Unit at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and the Trust's Director of Medical Education. Anne's focus is on genetic research in affective disorders. She was previously Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Wales College of Medicine. Anne sits on the Baily Thomas Charitable Fund Research Committee.
Jonathan is an investment director at Schroders in London, and has 25 years’ experience in the investment industry. He has a personal interest in the area of learning disabilities with autism, and joined the Fund’s panel of Trustees in 2015. Jonathan sits on the Baily Thomas Charitable Fund Investment Committee.