Chief Executive Officer of Voluntary Action Coventry
Sue Ogle joined Voluntary Action Coventry in 1999. She became part of the Senior Management Team in 2004 as Director of Operations and Development. Sue took on the role of Chief Executive in April 2019.
Sue is committed to ensuring that VAC offers a range of programmes that are tailored to the differing needs of people in Coventry; that ensure everyone has the right support delivered in the right way to enable them to share their time, skills and experience and make a difference in the City.
City Councillor, Former Lord Mayor and Primary School Governor
After 40 years in practice as an Optician he is now retired. He served for 10 years as a Non-Executive Director of the University Hospital Trust and for 3 years was a member of the Advisory Board of the West Midlands Police Commissioner.
His interests include singing, looking after a large garden and playing tennis – usually erratically!
Director of Daimler Green Community Recreational Trust Ltd
I am from an accounting and economic development background. I part qualified as an accountant with Deloittes and then spend 17 years in Economic Development working for organisations such as Coventry City Council, Birmingham City Council and Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire Partnership. Since 2005 I have worked for myself supporting businesses primarily in the West Midlands region with raising debt and grant finance.
For over seven years I have been a Director and Trustee of Sikh Union Ltd, an international sports and health charity based in Coventry. The charity was set up with the support from Voluntary Action Coventry. Sikh Union organises several events in the City including the Vaisakhi sports day in the War Memorial Park every April.
I have also been a Director of Midlands Training and Development for over seven years. This is a private not for profit college based in Nuneaton that primarily supports younger people that are not in education or training.
Since April 2014 I have been a Director of Daimler Green Community Recreational Trust Ltd. This body owns and is responsible for Daimler Green Community Centre.
Lisa is a charity professional with over 15 years’ experience working for homelessness and youth sector. Working closely with key strategic partners, Lisa and her team deliver high-quality, relevant and sustainable services, from pre-school nurseries to youth provision and employability support. Lisa manages relationships with a host of partners, nationally and locally, to support fundraising and Corporate Social Responsibility campaigns.
Lisa is married with three school-age children. In a previous career she was a regional Press Photographer and has photographed Bryan Adams, Yoko Ono and too many cheque presentations to mention.
Founder and CEO of Inini Initiative Ltd
After witnessing a lot of pain, anguish and sorrow while living in hostels with fellow asylum seekers Last committed to making a positive change in the lives of those seeking asylum, refugees and migrants by empowering and encouraging them to achieve their full potential.
She is the founder and CEO of Inini Initiative Ltd and they offer a culturally sensitive mental health service to people of colour. Last is driven by enthusiasm and applaud decency, humanity, social justice and equality. She holds a BSc in Psychology and an LLM in International Development Law and Human Rights both from Warwick University.