Supported living, specialist housing, and activities
Supported housing and floating support for the over 55s
For a diverse range of service users

Meet the Board

Marianne Skelcher - Chair


A former Deputy Chair of a large London-based social housing group with a substantial supported housing portfolio, Marianne has significant experience in housing, social care, and health. She is a chartered director and a chartered fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and runs her own consultancy providing organisation development and executive coaching services.

Heather Fawbert, BA (Hons)

Heather Fawbert

Heather is Chief Executive of Fairplay and also a qualified youth and community worker. She has worked with children and young people with disabilities and their families for over 20 years. She is the Chair of NDVA, a voluntary sector organisation offering support throughout Derbyshire in the health and social care field.

Vandna Gohil


Vandna currently provides strategic support, leadership, and management for Healthwatch Leicestershire, an organisation dedicated to improving health and social care. She was previously a Senior Welfare Rights Worker for Leicester City Council, providing advice to claimants and raising awareness of anti-poverty issues. She has also worked to promote and market Coventry Law Centre and was involved in setting up the Highfields and Belgrave Law Centre.

Jim Holden

Jim Holden

Recently retired, Jim spent the last twenty years of his career as a Strategic Director and Deputy Chief Executive of a local authority. A qualified accountant, he has also held responsibility for a wide range of local authority functions, including planning, legal services, and health and environment related services.


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