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Our Board Members

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Clarence is the Chairman of the board; he has been a member of the Board since it’s inception over 30 years ago. He has a professional background in Social Care and has worked for several local authorities, as well as the independent sector. He also works as an independent consultant in social work, safeguarding, dispute resolutions and coaching for individuals and organisations, where he feels his experience can make a difference.

He is interested in people in the community and in championing causes. He endeavours to be involved with local organisations that focus on the community, as well as personal and professional development. He aims to engage and in activities that supports people to improve their lives and making decisions about their future. The focus of his involvement with SCTSP/Family Support is commitment and dedication to improving lives.

Deepak has been a Director since 2004 and is Vice President of the Board. He is the lead director for the sickle cell and thalassaemia part of the service provided by SCTSP. Deepak was a Consultant Paediatrician in Wolverhampton for 26 years before his retirement in 2013. He had a special interest in children’s blood disorders, including sickle cell disease and thalassaemia.

He studied medicine in University of Manchester, qualifying in the 1970s. Thereafter he worked in several hospitals around the country before his appointment as Consultant Paediatrician in Wolverhampton in the 1980s.

Donald McIntosh has been with the project since its inception. His involvement stems from personal experience of individuals living with the condition.

During that time, he has overseen the finances of the organisation holding the position of Treasurer. He brings a wealth of experience in respect to health and community development, this has been gained through previous Non-Executive Director roles with NHS West Midlands Strategic Health Authority, Vice Chairman of the former Birmingham Black Country Strategic Health Authority and Wolverhampton Health Authority.

Finally, through his work he has facilitated capacity building for a number voluntary and community organisations.

Born with Sickle Cell in 1960, Loury travelled to Switzerland at the age of 18 where she worked as private school teacher, mastering the art of the French Language

Upon moving back to the UK in her early 20’s, Loury trained and went onto own and manage four successful salons in the West Midlands.

In addition to excelling in the beauty industry Loury was also a successful Cambridge diet councillor, where she developed the NLP skills needed to empower people to achieve their body goals.

In her later years, Loury went on to become a Fashion Director at Sun & Lo designing and sourcing footwear and handbags. During this time, she also moved into Property Management. She joined the organisation in March 2018 and her passion is to help other sickle cell survivors.

Linton trained for a number of years, as a trainee junior auditor with a firm of Chartered Accountants and was later asked to join one of the companies he audited, to become a Senior Accountant, in the Aircraft Industry.

After quite a number of years in this field he moved to other industries and international companies, taking up positions as Financial Controller and Management Accountant, sitting as part of Senior Management Teams. The other area where accounting experience was gained was in the House Building Industry and later in the service industries as Financial Director for a couple of companies.

Since retirement in 2010 he’s been working with a small portfolio of clients providing accounting services and tax returns. Generally however, Linton is enjoying retirement.

Linton joined the organisation in January 2016.

Wolverhampton NHS Senior Clinical Manager/Commissioner/Nurse. Dorothy has been a resident in Wolverhampton for over 42 years. Born in Falmouth Jamaica and brought up in England. 2nd generation Jamaican British, Christian, married for over 32 years with 1 son and 1 daughter.

Had always had a great interest in nursing and caring for the elderly. Passionate about caring and giving back to the BAME community through church organisation and community initiatives.

Dorothy joined the organisation in September 1998.