Network Council

As part of our new network structure, CSC is establishing a Network Council from January 2017. Composed of senior representatives from active member organisations, it is intended to represent the network members and advise CSC’s Board and Executive on collective work and development. Further details can be found in our Network Development Strategy.

We are delighted to announce the first four Delegates.

Peter Fahy – Chief Executive, Retrak

peter-fahyPeter Fahy was a police officer for 34 years, 13 of them as Chief Constable of first Cheshire then Greater Manchester. On leaving policing he took up the position of Chief Executive of Retrak having volunteered with them for the previous 6 years. As a police officer he had a particular interest in protecting vulnerable people, community development and tackling extremism. He is also Chair of Plus Dane Housing Association, President of Manchester East Scouts, Honorary Professor of Manchester University and has been a school governor for over 25 years.

Jill Healey – Executive Director, ChildHope UK

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Jill has worked on international development and social justice issues, in a number of countries, for over twenty years.  Her experience ranges from direct engagement with community members to engaging senior decision makers, and she has lived and worked in Malawi and Tanzania. Jill’s employment history includes VSO, The Children’s Society and the Greater London Authority, and has been Executive Director of ChildHope since 2011.  ChildHope is recognised for its role in supporting local partner organisations to reach children who have lost the protection of the adults around them and who are overlooked by larger programmes.  In 2016 ChildHope embarked on an ambitious programme to mainstream disability throughout all of its work. Jill is also a trustee of RefugeeYouth, a youth-led UK organisation based in the UK.

Terina Keene – Chief Executive, Railway Children

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Terina has been Chief Executive of Railway Children for the past fifteen years. Terina has led Railway Children through major growth and established an effective and evidenced programme of work in the UK, India and East Africa that improves the lives of children living on the streets. Before joining Railway Children, Terina worked in Texas as a Finance Director for a Medical Trust working in the genetically inherited diseases field.

Duncan Ross – CEO, StreetInvest

duncan-rossDuncan has a Development Economics Degree from the School of Africa Studies, Sussex University. He has almost 30 years experience in the finance industry beginning in development finance and culminating with JPMorgan. He has been working to support street children for the last 10 years and co-founded StreetInvest in 2008. Duncan was a trustee of CSC from 2009 to 2016 and interim Director on a voluntary basis from 2009 to 2010.