Meet our Team

Management Group Members and Officers are elected each year at our AGM

Bev Cruddas Ginks


Bev has been Chair of the Network since 2019. She is currently Senior Client Relationship Manager at Penshaw View Training.

Steve Reay

Vice Chair

Steve is CEO of Springboard Sunderland Trust and has been Vice Chair of the Network for the last year.

Martin Harrison

Management Group Member

Martin is a new member of the Management Group. He is currently Head of Business Development at RENE.

Denise Wilson

Executive Officer

Denise became Executive Officer of the Network upon her retirement from Springboard in 2017 having been Chair for many years.