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Meet the team

Our staff team look after our day to day operations and our Directors govern the Trust in accordance with the Companies Acts.


For information about us and our work see our About Us page or download our information leaflet by clicking here.



The Trust Staff


Rick Harwood

Rick Harwood
Chief Executive


Gulzar Sharif Community Enterprise Manager

Gulzar Sharif
Deputy Chief Executive


Suzanne Longhurst FRICS

Property Manager


Jenny Magee

Administrative Assistant


Hammie Tappenden

SO14 Business Consultant



Alex Ivancevic

Community Organiser













The Directors



Professor Reg Ruel Chair

Professor Reg Ruel

Helen Jackson NHS - Southampton City Primary Care Trust

Helen Jackson
NHS – Southampton City
Primary Care Trust

Rob Cleaver Chief Executive Basepoint plc


Rob Cleaver
Company Director

Charlecote Investments Ltd.


Vilma Scott Confederation of African - Caribbean Organisations

Vilma Scott
Confederation of African -
Caribbean Organisations




Androulla Andreou

Chair, St Marys Traders Association

Latest News

Southampton’s Western Approach: Planned overnight road closures

Redbridge and Millbrook flyovers and a number of adjoining slip roads require essential carriageway repairs. Works will take place overnight from Monday 27 March to Thursday 6 April, working Monday through to Thursday nights from 8pm until 6am.

March 23, 2017

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Itchen Riverside development

The emerging Itchen Riverside Master Plan will offer potential occupiers a clear insight into the way Southampton City Council would like to see the Itchen Riverside VIP project unfold in the coming years. Find out more by following links.

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Neighbourhood Policing Team Weekly Drop-In

5pm ‚Äď 7pm, at Ropewalk Centre, 53 Derby Road SO14 0DJ. Meet your local policing team, discuss local issues. Ring 101 for any urgent matters.


Bring and Share Lunch for community workers

An informal lunch at Voluntary Action Centre for those involved in community projects and their promotion in Southampton. Hosted by Cherry Okonkwo and Rebecca Kinge with the kind support of Southampton Voluntary Services.…4059848/


FREE Nutrition Workshop

6.30 – 8pm, Thursday 23 March at Perform Southampton, Auckland Road, SO15 OLE . For Hampshire FA members with a focus on sports nutrition, including Perform Southampton’s new Lifestyle weight management programme. Register on their website.


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