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We have a dedicated staff team here at the Trust. Here is a brief introduction to each of our team members.

John Chapman - Finance Director

John Chapman MBA FCMA  holds a practicing certificate 1-KCC1 with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Has over 40 years’ experience as a qualified accountant, including 25 years in industry , with experience at board and management level. Currently running First Accountancy.

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Steve Edmonds - Trust Manager

Steve joined the board 7 years ago and became trust manager on his retirement from Asda 6 years ago. As a store manager he brings strong people , logistics, site and man management skills to the team. He has been a volunteer in the village for the past 25 years, donating a large amount of time each year to organising Beighton Gala.

Julie Edmonds - Westfield Account Manager

Beighton Villages Development Trust is the Locally Trusted Organisation for Westfield Big Local. Which means we manage their funds for them, as they are not a constituted group. Julie has worked for the Trust for the past 4 years, managing Westfield Big Local Funds. This brings an income into the Trust , but also, in line with BVDT’s mission statement, helps a community local to us.

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