Chair of Trustees
Sandra Brown MA, Chartered FCIPD has 30 years experience of HR management in the high-technology sector, is a visiting lecturer at the University of Bedfordshire Business School and also works for Coventry University. A qualified coach she is an active CIPD branch committee member, mentor and has volunteered for several charities for over 20 years. She is currently a Trustee of a local disability charity and joined Stepping Stones in May 2018.
Rosie has over 25 years’ business development and marketing experience, predominately working for SME’s in the business to business sector.
She joined Stepping Stones as a Trustee in September 2020, having previously been involved with several local voluntary organisations and charities.
Sara started her career in drug and alcohol treatment services at HMP Wormwood Scrubs and later at Westminster Drugs Project. Sara went on to work as Community Manager at the homelessness charity, Emmaus, and currently works as Programmes & Partnerships Manager at Alzheimer’s Society where she has been since 2013. Sara joined Stepping Stones as a Trustee in 2018.
She joined Stepping Stones as a Trustee in April 2022, having previously been a listening volunteer and Trustee with Samaritans Luton, South Beds & Harpenden.
Letitia is a HR professional with over 22 years experience, now working as a Senior Mental Health Specialist within a large global business. Letitia joined Stepping Stones as a Trustee in April 2022 and has previously been involved in several charities in the homeless and educational sectors within Milton Keynes and South Africa. Letitia has also worked with a local school in Leighton Buzzard supporting their careers department helping students to consider their transition into the working environment.
Sarita has worked for and with a number of charities over the last 30 years supporting women and marginalised communities within and around Luton. Sarita has been the Chief Executive of a local domestic abuse charity and as Luton’s Domestic Abuse Coordinator. Sarita brings a wealth of experience of the third sector and education to her role as trustee of Stepping Stones Luton and says, “Having recently retired I was keen to work again with and for the women in our community.”
Manoj Jain has 21 years of experience in finance. He started his career as an Assistant Accountant based in India gaining experience with manufacturing and forex bank. He then relocated to the UK in 2005 working for an Accounting practice gaining excellent experience and exposure to the UK sector. After that worked for 14 years in a marketing company. He left there as a Financial Controller (UK) and CFO (USA).
He is a treasurer of a London based charity organization for the last 8 years and helps them with their annual functions, compering and entertainment programmes as well. He joined Stepping Stones in Nov 2020.