Our Board Of Trustees

Rachel Mallows MBE DL


An established business for over 30 years, The Mallows Company (Bozeat) Limited, provides a complementary range of services such as training, coaching, mentoring and consultancy, event management and charity administrative support to individuals and groups across the country.

Securing tenders, contracts and funding are a crucial part of the day to day running of the business.

Rachel is currently the Chair of Service Six, the Chair of Governors and a governor at two local primary schools, a trustee of The Daylight Centre and a director of East Midlands Business Limited and Northamptonshire Chamber.

Rachel’s interests include dolphin watching and bee keeping.

David Culwick

Vice Chairperson

Now retired; David worked for 22 years for various social services departments ending up as Head of Children’s Services in the City of Salford before moving to the third sector as Chief Executive of Spurgeons Child Care.

David’s career at Spurgeons spanned  over 18 years, during this time David and the team established work with children young people and families in 120 locations in the UK and projects in Uganda, Kenya, Romania, Moldova and Mexico.

This involved negotiating contracts with local and central government agencies as well as substantial fund raising.

David is currently Vice Chair of Service Six and also serves on the Independent Monitoring Board of HMP Peterborough, Chair and Panel Member of the School Appeals process for the County Council the Diocese. He also serves as the Community Outreach Coordinator for St Peters Church Rushden.

David’s interests include walking, music, theatre, looking after his grandchildren and home entertainment.

Paul Beesley


Paul has been a trustee of Service Six since August 2013 and was appointed Treasurer soon after. He brings skills and expertise as a successful business owner to Service Six, in addition to his experience in the corporate world.

Paul created Beyond Theory, a limited company, in April 2012 following 20+ years in HR and training in the public, retail and financial services sectors. He spent 12 very successful years at Nationwide Building Society where he worked in career and talent development, training and people strategy.

Paul has previously and successfully chaired a regional board of the National Skills Academy for Financial Services, playing a key role in building a trusted brand. Paul also served as a non-executive director on the national board.

Paul is a founder member of Work Inspiration Northamptonshire, a voluntary network of employers and support organisations committed to help jobseekers gain employment. He also chairs the Northamptonshire branch of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development, which is the go to place for expertise in people management and people development.

Andrea Wood


Andrea is our most recently appointed Trustee and is currently working as an Interim Operations Director/Programme manager after spending twenty two years in the Financial Service Sector, where she was latterly Head of Card Operations at Barclaycard, and eight years in the Academic Publishing sector as Customer Services Director for Oxford University Press.


Andrea has worked with a number of blue chip companies and in a variety of roles in the Financial Services, Publishing and Retail sectors as an interim, and has in the past been a school governor. She also undertakes some Lean training on an ad hoc basis and is passionate about process efficiency.


She has a maths degree from Oxford University and began her career as a trainee Chartered Accountant.

Her interests include good food and wine, reading, and cycling and the gym.

Kirsti Edmead


More info coming soon

Taylor King


Taylor is the youngest member of our Board of Trustees, and brings with him a wealth of fresh new ideas. He moved to the area approximately seven years ago and in this time his many local achievements have included gaining multiple volunteering accreditations and being voted in as Northamptonshire County Council’s Young Leader of Kettering. A role which sees him working with the County Council on various projects, the main one being developing a mental health charter.


Taylor recently finished his A Levels and is now studying Biology and Politics at Keele University; he will continue his board role over a long distance.

Juliet Smith


Juliet Smith retired from the National Health Service after working in mental health; both in the USA and UK for most of her working life. She qualified initially as an Occupational Therapist and later trained as a Counsellor being accredited by the BACP.

She held a wide variety of posts both clinically and later managed both in-patient and community units. She remains interested in the mental health field, as well as focusing on work with young people and families.

Besides working on several management boards her interests are her family, including four grand children of varying ages, theatre, films, gardening and cooking.

Jenny Ludlow


Jenny is retired and moved to Northamptonshire in 2012 from South Wales, joining Service Six as a Trustee in 2013.

Jenny spent much of her career in the NHS at Board level; she has also worked in the private and third sector. Her final NHS Board appointment was as a Non Executive Director speaking for the Third Sector and advising the NHS Trust on the contribution to be made by voluntary organisations, and ensuring the development of partnership service planning and delivery.

Jenny established and chaired a successful branch of the Alzheimer’s Society in Merthyr Tydfil, introducing new services and securing Local Authority and other grant funding to employ staff and recruit volunteers.

Jenny’s interests include gardening, singing, travel and walking.

Carole McKenzie


Carole is our most recently appointed Trustee and has a successful background in coaching teams and individuals with organisations ranging from small European companies to blue-chip multinationals. Prior to establishing her career as a coach more than twenty years ago, Carole managed the training and development department of the French National Institute for Training Public Service Personnel.

Within her coaching career Carole specialised in strategic vision programmes for boards of directors and has designed a coaching model that links professionals and personal development with business performance.

Carole has also worked with a variety of Social Enterprises, supporting them with the Adventure Capital Funds investment programme; the Probation Service and has served as a Trustee for the Scott Bader Commonwealth.

Carole is a trained family therapist and counsellor and is a founder member of the International Society for ecological Psychology. She speaks rusty French, is currently re-learning Chinese, is involved in writing two books and enjoys walking her dog and taking an active part in the lives of her grandchildren.




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