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Our Trustees

Our Board of Trustees is responsible for overseeing the Chief Executive and Senior Management Team to ensure the charity is run well and remains solvent.

Trustees also ensure we comply with charity law and governance best practise.

The Board meets quarterly and trustees attend PSPA events throughout the year. They give all their time on a voluntary basis.

Barbara Johnston

Barbara has recently joined the Board of Trustees and brings the experience of both health services and being a Trustee.

Professor James Rowe

James is the Cambridge University Professor of Cognitive Neurology and Consultant Neurologist leading the Cambridge based East of England specialist NHS clinic for PSP and CBD.

Paul Inness

Paul came to be involved with PSPA through the personal experience of his mother living with PSP.

James Noble

James is a consultant in the charity sector with New Philanthropy Capital.

Jon Garrard

Jon became a supporter of PSPA following his dad’s diagnosis of PSP.

Sir Colin Blakemore FMedSci FRS

Sir Colin is a British neuroscientist who has studied vision, development of the brain and neurodegenerative disease.

Rowena Ironside (Chair)

Rowena joined PSPA as the Chair of the Board of Trustees on 1 April 2021.