Board of Tustees

Avante Care & Support is a registered Charity providing Care & Support across Kent, Bexley and Greenwich. Like all charities there is a Board of Non-Executive Trustees that oversees Avante Care & Supports charitable aims, objectives and the strategic management of the business.

Board of Trustees

Peter Smallridge CBE

Chairman of the Board

Avante Care & Support is a registered Charity providing Care & Support across Kent, Bexley and Greenwich. Like all charities there is a Board of Non-Executive Trustees that oversees Avante Care & Support’s charitable aims, objectives and the strategic management of the business.

The Chairman of the Board is Peter Smallridge CBE. Peter Smallridge has a national reputation and profile built as a Director of Social Services in Warwickshire and Kent bringing experience of managing large organisations, and of strategic planning and commissioning. Peter was awarded a CBE for services to Social Services in 1995.

Peter has over 10 years’ experience as Chair of a Health Authority and a Primary Care Trust, and over 6 years as Chair of a Mental Health Partnership Trust. He is a Trustee of Henry Smiths Charity and is the Deputy Chair of the NHS Health & Europe Centre, a social enterprise that recently merged with Kent County Council’s European Unit.

There are also nine additional Trustees, each with a wealth of knowledge and experience, who meet bi-monthly to review all aspects of the running and management of Avante Care & Support’s services.

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Philip Harland

Deputy Chairman

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Bob Bushell

Patron

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Michelle Gardner

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Robert Perkins

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Vinod Kumar Khanna

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Giles Craven

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Sandra Hendry

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Peter Horn

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Tony Godden