Independent Chair - Ros Dunn
An experienced public servant, Ros has held senior positions in the Treasury, the Department of Communities and Local Government (CLG) and as Chief Executive of the Thames Gateway London Partnership (TGLP). She is an expert in regeneration funding and project management. Ros is a former resident of Kilburn and brought up her family in the local area.
Peter's expertise is in social housing, regeneration and public policy. In the past he has worked in specific neighbourhoods in both Norfolk and London, working with local people and community organisations to plan and deliver physical improvements and to create social change. He has also worked for local authorities and government organisations providing policy advice for regeneration, social housing, diversity and inclusion.
Peter is CEO at Dot Dot Dot a social enterprise focused on property guardians and community volunteering. He is interested in building strong partnerships with other organisations and charities, developing routes for resident and staff volunteering and managing a programme of work to innovate a better service for older residents.
Peter is a former local resident and still has a strong connection to the area.
Mary is a local resident and has played a key role in the development of South Kilburn over many years. A former local councillor, Mary is passionate about the lives of local people, in particular young people, and the opportunities and access to jobs and enterprise for everyone. She is chair of governors at Kilburn Park School and a founding member of the Kilburn Neighbourhood Forum, designated in June 2016.
Mary has a lifetime of professional experience as a qualified teacher, working in schools and then as lecturer and in the management of further education colleges, including the local City of Westminster College where she was head of business studies in the nineties. She worked as education advisor with clients including BT, London Learning and Skills Council and BECTA (IT for education) as well as London education, councils and voluntary organisations on community, partnership and regeneration projects.
She is currently a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Robert has over 30 years working experience in the housing and regeneration field, specialising in regeneration programmes. He has been involved in all the major regeneration projects in Brent (including South Kilburn). During his career he has been responsible for master planning, procurement, rehousing, housing management, governance issues, stock and land transfer, resident empowerment and capacity building. He wishes to bring this wealth of experience to his role as Trustee during this period of rapid and significant change for South Kilburn.
Robert is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Housing. Robert is a Brent resident.
Tracy is a recent Politics BA graduate, as well as founder and co-chair of SK Voices, a local community organisation that seeks to encourage youth political awareness. Working with young people in the area through the events hosted by SK Voices and through her work as a cover supervisor at St Augustine’s High School, Tracy is keenly aware of the many issues facing young people and the impact of recent legislative, economic and social changes on their lives. She wishes to encourage inclusiveness and political engagement at both the national and local level.
Tracy has lived in South Kilburn all her life, and recognises the potential of the area for its residents. She believes this potential can be developed through empowerment, liveability and enterprise. She hopes her role as a Trustee will help to achieve these goals.