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JVN Trustee Board


David Lazarus


David is a Marketing professional who has served JVN as a trustee from inception and now chairs the organisation.With a diploma in Business Studies, he has interests in a variety of business ranging from property design and build, window manufacturing and a strategic marketing consultancy.

David is also the Vice Chairman of RICA, a research charity supporting disabled consumers. He acts as a youth mentor with Haverstock School and for business start-ups that need help via Shaw Trust. He is the Chairman of JVN as he has seen the value volunteering brings to both the host organisation and the individual volunteering. There is a growing climate of need for volunteering so he is driving JVN forward to address and take on wider responsibilities within the community, across the local Boroughs and nationally.

Rosalind Preston OBE


Ros describes herself as a “professional volunteer” in the not-for-profit sector and has dedicated a major part of her life to volunteering.  She has served as a Trustee of the J.C.Trust;  President of the National Council of Women G.B.; Co-chair of the Inter Faith Network and a former Chair of Nightingale/Hammerson.  Ros accepted the position as president of JVN because she believes that this organisation serves the best interests of both individual volunteers and charities across the community.

Daniel Levy

Life Patron

Daniel Levy is Co-Chairman of The Athenaeum, The Runnymede and The Grove Hotels.

He is 57 years old and has been actively involved in philanthropy for the last 37 years – primarily as a long standing board member and campaign chairman of UJIA, as part of the founding trustees of Jewish Continuity and a board member of MDA.

He is truly passionate about volunteering, the development of youth and engagement within our community and across communities.

Claudia Fetterman


Claudia is a chartered accountant who qualified and practiced as an auditor & business consultant at one of the Big Four firms. She spent a number of years at BBC Worldwide where she held Corporate Finance and Strategy roles. Claudia is also a Trustee and Treasurer for The Arbib Lucas Fund, a small grant giving charitable trust.



Professor Margaret Harris


Margaret Harris Ph.D. is Emeritus Professor of Voluntary Sector Organisation, Aston University and Visiting Professor at Birkbeck, University of London.  She worked in local government and the voluntary sector before becoming an academic specializing in practice-focused research on charities and voluntary organisations.  She was Assistant Director of the Centre for Voluntary Organisation at the LSE from 1987 to 1998 and joined Aston Business School in 1999 as the UK’s first professor of Voluntary Sector Organisation.   She has published widely on topics including: volunteering; third sector governing bodies; working across sectors; performance management; community cohesion; faith based organizations; and corporate philanthropy. She has co-edited two books on the role and management of voluntary organizations in the UK and is author of ‘Organizing God’s Work: Challenges for Churches and Synagogues’ (Palgrave Macmillan, 1998).  In November 2011 she received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action

John Sless


Richard Werth


Richard Werth ACA was Chief Executive of Banner Homes, a house builder, until the company was sold in 2014. He has been a director of NHBC, the largest warranty provider to new home owners. Richard recently set up a new house builder called Troy Homes building high quality homes in the South East of England. Previously Richard was a Governor of Immanuel College, stepping down after over 10 years, having been treasurer and Chair of its Property Group as well as Deputy Chairman. He joined the Board of JVN in December 2017.

JVN Advisory Board

The following members of the JVN Advisory Board meet twice a year and are available to offer their wealth of professional and vocational skills and expertise to improve JVN's services:

Elissa Bayer

Jon Benjamin

Richard Benson

Lia Bogod

Tamar Citron

John Coleby

David Cramer

Dalia Cramer BEM

Chayli Fehler

Claudia Fetterman

Nicky Goldman

Ruth Green

Professor Margaret Harris

Carol Hart

Stanley Klarfeld

David Lazarus

Daniel Levy

Neil Martin OBE

Anthony Meyerstone

Lisa Olins

Rosalind Preston OBE

Sarah Rose

Es Rosen

Lady Elaine Sacks

John Sless

Katie Stone

Debbie Usiskin

Michele Vogel

Richard Werth

Lady Lira Winston

Susan Winton

Diana Wolfin

JVN Founders


Dr. Judy Citron Z"L



Susan Winton

Co-Founder and previous Chair of Trustees


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