HACRO People

President: Yasmin Batliwala 

Vice Presidents: Danny Bonwitt BEM; Gill Gray JP; Lindsey McLeod; Penny
Williams JP DL; Anne Wyburd MBE JP; Neil Ashley.


Valerie Beale JP – Chair

Sean Bolton – Governance

Matt Cannon – HMP The Mount

Eric Pillinger – Work Readiness

Peter Spencer JP – Caring Dads/ Professional Programmes

Natasha Stephens – HR

John Walker – Treasurer

Kirsty Watt – Public Relations / Marketing

Advisers to the Board:

Peter Sweetman JP – IT

Debbie Graham – Service User Representative

Kevin Gwyther – HMP The Mount


Paul Harte – Manager

 Louise Bandle – Administration

Michaela Foster Osborne – Volunteer Coordinator & Visitor Centre Manager

Hossam Salem and Helen Sweeney – Visitor Centre

Tony Franklin, Michelle Carter, Claire Neate, Jody Morton and Steve Weekes – BBO/STRIVE Programme

John Hughes – Volunteer Professional Programmes Manager

Joanna Emerson – Caring Dads Programme Coordinator

Volunteer Hertfordshire, Volunteer near me, Volunteer at a prison, How to become a Volunteer

Join HACRO as a trustee

2021 Update – HACRO seeks a new trustee with experience in employability/work readiness programmes to support our continued development..

We are particularly keen to hear from people from the BAME community to improve the diversity of the board.

Download the role description here