Andrew (Chair of Trustees) has significant experience of the charitable sector gained outside of his working career. In addition to being a Finance Director of a specialist rehabilitation care group he is a keen football supporter and musician, playing the piano when time permits. He is married with two teenage children.
Glenn is a former soldier and police officer. He is currently a support Worker with Emmaus Bristol. He is married with a daughter at university. He has a passion for football and supports Bristol City.
Jane is a music therapist, clinical supervisor and teacher with more than 20 years experience of working in many setting including a project in a women’s prison. Her clinical specialisms are in palliative and bereavement care and in the use of songwriting in therapy. She currently works freelance and is Associate Lecturer at the University of the West of England. She plays the flute in a Bristol orchestra, and also plays the piano, guitar and sings.
Michael is a Circuit Judge and has over 30 years experience in the criminal law in that capacity and formerly as a solicitor and barrister. Although long retired as a busker he is interested in all forms of live music. A large family keeps him fully occupied.
Richard is the Service Manager for a hostel for the homeless in Bristol. Prior to that he worked for the National Probation Service. He is married with two children. During his leisure time Richard plays guitar and exercises his creative muscles writing and recording music.
James is the Chief Executive for an NHS Trust running hospital and community services. James plays the trumpet in a street band, is a keen cyclist and is married with a young daughter, all of which keep him fully occupied.
David began working with Changing Tunes in 2004 in Guys Marsh, and has been an ambassador for several years. He graduated from the University of the West of England in 2013 after completing a PGCE course, and now works as a teacher with Serenity House (a community-based drug and alcohol addiction recovery centre in Bristol). David joined the Changing Tunes board of trustees in 2014.
Emma is ordained in the Church of England and has been a curate in Sheffield, a chaplain at Lee Abbey Devon, Chaplain to the Bishop of Bristol and a tutor in Practical and Pastoral Theology at Trinity College. She is now Principal of the College. Her husband, Mat, serves as vicar of nearby church, St Mary Magdalene, Stoke Bishop. They have two children; one at school and one at university.