Trustees

Alan Wolstencroft Alan Wolstoncroft Profile Image

Alan, born in 1953 and is married with a daughter, spent 8 years teaching but later retrained in Human Resources and Health & Safety but for the last twelve years has run his own retail business.

Alan has been involved in Charity work since he was 16 during his school, college and teaching years and beyond. He was a member Banbury Cross Round Table holding many positions including Chairman and was made a Life Honorary Member in 2005. He was involved with a medical support Charity at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford for ten years, serving as Chairman for seven years.

He became a member of Banbury Rotary Club in 2004 and in 2005 visited Sierra Leone as a volunteer for the Charity Mercy Ships.He has now visited the country eight times and has funded the building and development of three schools and provided much needed resources to these communities.

In 2009 he was made a Paul Harris Fellow for his outstanding work on Sierra Leone projects and in 2013 was presented with the Rotary International “Service Above Self ” award, one of only 150 awarded worldwide that year. He became a trustee of Goodwill & Growth for Africa UK in 2008 and is currently the Vice Chairman. Since his first visit to Sierra Leone he has raised in excess of £100,000 for projects in the country.

Alan joined as a founding Trustee of the Westminster Group Foundation in 2014.

Heidi Fowler Heidi Fowler Profile Image

Heidi has worked for the Westminster Group Plc since 1998 as the Group HR Manager.

She is married with 3 children and is Chair of the Parent Staff & Friends Association of her children’s school as well as a member of the Schools Charity Ball Committee. She is a member of the local Parish Church Council and a Sunday school teacher. Over the last 20 years she has been involved with many charity committees and organisations.

Heidi joined as a founding Trustee of the Westminster Group Foundation in 2014

Peter Mackie Peter Mackie Profile Image

Peter is married with 2 grown up daughters. One a scientist and the other an artist, which makes for interesting conversations and helps him keep a balanced view on what is needed to make and maintain healthy communities.

Over the years Peter has been a trustee and chairman of a pre-school, a junior school parent governor and a trustee of a large independent church. He is currently an active member of his local playing field association and is a board member of Cherwell Community Land Trust, a charity that provides affordable housing and provides training and new skills for people wishing to build their own homes. He is also involved with a community outreach project in Banbury called the ‘Hill’ that is offering social and educational opportunities to young people.

To keep himself occupied with the rest of his time, Peter is Managing Director of a company focused on delivering practical disruptive business solutions that reduce energy use and environmental damage. He is passionate about finding and introducing improved ways of thinking and working that provide benefits for the whole of our global community.

Peter joined as a founding Trustee of the Westminster Group Foundation in 2014.