Our Trustees volunteer their time to provide advice and guidance on the strategic direction of the charity. Their relevant knowledge and expertise in health, social care, finance, communications and charity management have helped Crossroads Care Oxfordshire develop and grow our caring services for local communities.
Jan Evans, Chair of Trustees
Jan became a trustee of Crossroads in 2014 and chair three years later. Her professional career was in adult social care, commencing as a social worker then different management roles until she became Head of Service. A post she held until her retirement in 2013, two of her management roles were working in both the NHS and Local Authority acknowledging the close operational links that exist supporting those living with disability and their families.
Bruce Hunt, Honorary Treasurer and Trustee
Bruce has been a Crossroads trustee since 2015 and is now involved in a number of local charities as a trustee/treasurer. He started his career in marketing but decided to train as an accountant in industry and is an FCCA. He was in senior positions in industry and on then joining KPMG management consultancy worked in many countries and across many disciplines including finance, HR, strategy, marketing and IT. He ran consultancy practices for them in Egypt, Singapore and Russia. On retiring he set-up his own business for a number of years before finally retiring a second time.
Jim Bradshaw, Trustee
Jim is a retired Chartered Public Finance Accountant. He has worked for several organisations including Lancashire County Council and Oxfordshire County Council but the significant part of his career has been as Deputy Vice Chancellor with Oxford Brookes and Sunderland Universities where he was responsible for a wide range of support services including property, marketing and student recruitment, human resources, libraries and computer services, international relations and financial management.
Dr. Robin Foster, Trustee
Robin has been a Trustee of Oxfordshire Crossroads since its inception and was a member of the National Board. A former GP in Oxford for 35 years, Robin was also the police surgeon for Oxford city and a GP tutor in General Practice.
Rob Hallett, Trustee
Rob has been a Crossroads Trustee since 2021. He’s a career logistician with experience in third party logistics, defence, healthcare and FMCG. His current day job is Director Global Procurement for a major international toy company, procuring and managing logistics outsourcing arrangements across a couple of continents.
Melanie Proudfoot, Trustee
Melanie has been a Trustee for Crossroads since 2017. She has a background in healthcare communications and has worked for more than 20 years as a senior manager in the NHS, with a current focus on communications and stakeholder engagement for clinical improvement programmes. Melanie has also worked in PR, marketing and communications roles in cancer research and in local government. Prior to this she worked for 17 years as a newspaper journalist.