Melvyn joined the Board of Trustees in September 2020 and chairs the Audit, Finance and Income Generation Committee.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and has experience of working in the public and private sectors. Having spent 20 years as Finance Director in two retail subsidiaries of public companies manufacturing clothing for Marks and Spencer, latterly he ran his own accountancy practice before retirement.
Melvyn also has extensive non-executive experience. He was Audit Committee Chair of NHS Barnsley, Chair of Berneslai Homes, Trustee of Sheffield Mutual Friendly Society and Chair of the Joint Independent Audit Committee of South Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable. He is currently Chair of Barnsley Community and Voluntary Services, Trustee of South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation and has been Treasurer of Silverwood Scout Camp for over 35 years.