The Trustees

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Paula Gascoigne - Chief Executive

Paula has made a significant improvement to the charity's profile, awareness and fundraising activities. Paula's involvement in Smile For Life began in January 2008. She manages to seamlessly engage both her systematic and professional skills with...

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Joe Carroll - Trustee

Joe is an IT professional with over 20 years business and technical experience. He is currently Senior Business Consultant with BT Global Services. After taking part in a Smile For Life fundraising activity, Joe was very impressed with the enthus...

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Nigel Coates - Trustee

Nigel is a Principal Lecturer in Marketing and Programme Director at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. Prior to joining Newcastle Business School Nigel worked in marketing / commercial management for a blue chip multinational cons...

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Margery Gledson - Chair/Trustee

Margery has worked in the financial sector since 1992. She started her career as an insurance broker before moving into mortgage advice and qualified as an investment advisor to diploma level in all aspects of financial planning. Margery brings a ...

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Dr Jan Welbury - Trustee

Jan spent her working life caring for children and their families whose lives are affected by vulnerability and disability.Throughout her medical career she worked as a paediatrician specialising in child protection and adoption and fostering and ...

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Simon Patmore - Trustee

Simon is an entrepreneur who runs several local businesses. Prior to starting up his first company, he spent 20 years working for Proctor and Gamble in various roles and geographical locations before settling in Newcastle upon Tyne. Simon has been a ...

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