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Meet our Board

As a registered charity, we have a Board of Trustees who are also Directors of the limited company. They have all been selected for their particular skillset, and give up their time free of charge. They meet regularly to set the charity’s strategy, and to review our performance against our goal to ‘build healthier communities’.

Jeremy Simpson

Chair

Jeremy is Chief Financial Officer of Carpetright plc, Europe’s leading retailer of floor coverings. Prior to Carpetright, Jeremy was Chief Financial Officer with Sureserve Group plc for five years, which included listing the business in March 2015. Prior to Sureserve, Jeremy held senior finance positions with Shanks Group plc, Avery Dennison Inc., Smiths Group plc and KPMG Corporate Finance.  Jeremy is a Chartered Accountant, having qualified with Ernst & Young LLP. Jeremy has a BA in Psychology and was formerly chair of audit with Gingerbread, the charity for single parent families.  Jeremy is a keen triathlete, having competed for the Team GB age group team in a number of middle and long course races.

Susan Achmatowicz

Vice Chair

A retired senior executive with business turnaround, strategy and operations experience across health, financial services, leisure and retail including private, public and charity sectors. Non-executive experience includes Secretary of State appointments to British Waterways, the New Forest National Park Authority. Executive director experience includes commercial projects and organisational development activity across the NHS, most recently in Camden. A Hampstead resident since 1984, Susan created an award-winning cycling business from home in 1993. She is an active member of The Armoury.

Diana Barrett

Diana is a Chartered Accountant with over 35 year experience in business across a number of industries, most recently in Financial Services and working on projects to implement Finance systems & process change.  She joined JHT in June 2017 and serves on the Audit & Risk sub committee. She has a passion for sport and volunteering & understands the benefits that come from sport both in terms of fitness, friendships and wellbeing.  Her sport event volunteering includes London 2012 Olympics, England Hockey Events, Rugby World Cup 2015, Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018 and Crystal Palace Football Club.

Sam Bussey

Sam Bussey is the Global Head of a Foreign Exchange business at BGC Partners, a leading global brokerage firm servicing the financial markets. She is also Co-Chair of BGC’s Network of Women. Her career has been varied, ranging from road-managing a comedienne to personal training and managing a corporate gym for News Corps. Sam’s passion is exercise and fitness. She is keen gym-goer, runner and cyclist and has recently taken up triathlons.

Linda Chung

Linda lived in Sheffield, later reading Law at Westminster University in London where she settled. The experience gained in working for the NHS, British Steel, various multinational and management consultancy companies, led to formation of her international executive search business specialising in the oil and gas industry, working extensively in Singapore, the Middle East, the US, and Scotland. She enjoys public service work, has been a Non-Executive Director of several health authorities, and a large London Acute Trust. She was an Employer Member on the Employment Tribunals, where she was a founder member of the Employment Tribunal Members Associations, then its National Council. She was elected to Camden Council 2008-2014, holding the Shadow Environment portfolio. She is a trustee of several Hampstead charities and Chair of the Camden Chinese Community Centre.

David Guy

David Guy was a founder director of Jubilee Hall and has served continuously for 42 years since then; he is a lawyer and former local Camden and GLC councillor. As a Bar student he was a founder member of the Free Representation Unit, 47 years ago, a charity which continues to provide legal representation in Tribunals where legal aid is not available. A keen cyclist, he is currently Chairman of the London and Home Counties Group of the Veterans Time Trial Association, and frequently competes in cycling time trials. He is married with 3 children and 6 grandchildren.

Jamie Homer

Professionally Jamie has nearly 20 years of global Retail & Consumer experience - having previously worked with world class brands like Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie and the Selfridges Group.  A Canadian national, with dual British citizenship, he has held roles in North America, the UK, and owned remits across Europe, Middle East and Asia. With an extensive background in Talent Acquisition & Development, Corporate HR and Business Development, both internally and externally, Jamie is passionate about helping companies create a ‘customer first’ experience that blends the digital with the physical. Personally Jamie is passionate about maintaining and living a healthy lifestyle.  He loves the outdoors, whether this is on his snowboard, hiking in the mountains or spending time with his golf clubs.  A loyal and active member of the Armoury gym for over 5 years, he is excited and proud to act as a Trustee for the Jubilee Hall Trust.

Carol Martin

Carol is a corporate and commercial solicitor with over 30 years’ experience advising on M&A, joint ventures and strategic alliances, shareholder agreements, commercial contracts and privacy. She also advises on corporate governance, fiduciary and directors’ duties, statutory and regulatory issues and has been a trusted advisor to SMEs in the technology, automotive, engineering and manufacturing, travel and tourism sectors. Since 2014, Carol has been a Non-Executive Director of a US based e-procurement technology solutions provider.

Tim Mitchell

Councillor Tim Mitchell has been a Westminster City Council-nominated trustee on the board since 2004. He represents St James’s Ward which includes Covent Garden and the Jubilee Hall gym. He is currently the Council’s Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care & Public Health. He is a self-employed computer consultant and is married to a school teacher.

Roslyn Perkins

Roslyn is an experienced senior specialist safety and facilities manager who has created high functioning teams and complex management systems across a number of organisations including Save the Children, BBC, Westminster Council and Peabody. Areas of expertise are project management, stakeholder engagement and building strong cultures for safety and well-being in organisations as well as a solid underpinning in technical and operational requirements to ensure success in the areas of health and safety and facilities. She has extensive experience in construction, residential and office management as well as media production and event safety. She gained an MBA in 2017, was chair of Jubilee Trust for 3 years between 2017-2019 and currently sits on the audit and risk and nominations committees.