Phoebe has been a member, volunteer, trustee for a number of years and now Chair of Board of Trustees of Enrych Oxfordshire since March 2023. Phoebe has a passion for disability inclusion, particularly in relation to physical activity and believes that we are all individually unique and have something positive to offer when given the right support. Phoebe uses her own lived experience of physical disability to try to raise awareness and support and promote disability inclusion. Phoebe works at a local charity and her hobbies include playing wheelchair rugby and helping to coach disability football.
Helen has been involved with Enrych for over 20 years. First as a volunteer and then a trustee. She has been retired for 11 years, but had a career in finance and now uses her skills as treasurer of the charity.
Nathan is the community engagement lead at MyVision Oxfordshire and is a guide dog user. He brings his experience from working in the sensory disability sector for more than five years and uses those skills to help others. He is the founder at Blind Ice Hockey UK and is an avid athlete.
Janet joined Enrych (originally called Ryder Cheshire Volunteers) as volunteer and has remained one for over twenty years. This is in addition to her role as a trustee which she has done for fifteen years. She joined the charity because she wanted to make a difference, and her ethos from being a nurse, is to care for everyone, irrespective of who they are, and work to provide and value each one as a member of society.
She has many hobbies including reading, cinema, theatre, walking and swimming.
Marcus has more than 30 years experience working in a variety of roles ranging from strategy, consulting and operations in both the public, private and not for profit sectors. He has considerable experience in the commercial arena working with clients in legal, defence, housing, aviation and healthcare. He is delighted to be offered the position of Trustee and looks forward to working with the Enrych board in driving forward and supporting their goals and, in turn, helping all those who benefit from the charity. His previous volunteering experience includes running cycling proficiency schemes for primary school children and, as a cycle leader supporting adults who wish to get back in the saddle. Marcus is a graduate of the University of Reading and holds a number of professional qualifications, in his spare time he enjoys travel, time with his family and in particular, as someone who is passionate about all things to do with water, loves simply being on his boat exploring the English coast. Home, however is in land locked Oxfordshire where he has lived most of his life.
Roshan obtained his research degree from Oxford and is currently working in the environment sector. Alongside his professional career journey, Roshan gained social experience with people who are disabled and facing isolation. He has seen several challenges in people’s lives which have made him deeply understand what the challenges and their impact mean in their lives. He strongly believes that a little support from us can really make a huge difference to people's lives and bring a feeling of being enabled, involved and belonging to society. He likes to volunteer for initiatives which have links to social cause, disability, and health.
Roshan is excited to join Enrych's board of trustees and would like to strengthen our services by engaging in our social media reach and fundraising activities.