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Our Board

Meet the dedicated board behind OnSide, made up of many notable business leaders and popular figures. The board members selflessly give their time and resources to make OnSide what it is today.

Charles Mindenhall

Chair of the Trustees Board

Since 1998, Charles and his business partner Manoj Badale have co-founded more than 30 businesses. Largely technology-related, the businesses are managed through their investment company…

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Bill Holroyd CBE DL


The development of OnSide stemmed from Bill’s time as Chairman of Bolton Lads and Girls Club. When at the Club, he was overwhelmed by the…

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Abubakar Buwe

Abubakar has been involved with OnSide for over five years. He was part of the young people’s development group, helping to bring the first three…

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Anabel Hoult

Anabel Hoult is the CEO of Which, the UK's largest consumer organisation. She has experience spanning a range of sectors including retail, charity, consumer services and…

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Anne-Marie Headley

Anne-Marie is an HR Executive and Founder of My Workforce Buddy, a people consultancy specialising in people strategy, workplace culture, leadership, and organisational development. Anne-Marie…

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Janaki Allen

Janaki trained as a City lawyer at Linklaters but then moved into the charitable and non-profit sector. She has held a variety of roles at…

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John Marsh

John enjoyed a 24 year international career with ICI, before moving into headhunting and becoming MD of Robinson Keane, a leading North West board level…

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John Roberts

John has been involved with Bolton Lads and Girls Club for 25 years. In more recent years he has focused his efforts on the growth…

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Mike Jackson

After training at Deloitte as a chartered accountant, Mike is currently a co-owner and director of Hurst Accountants, a leading independent advisory and audit practice…

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Nick Sleep

In the noughties, Nick and his business partner, Zak, founded their own investment firm and, for fourteen years, ran the Nomad Investment Partnership. More recently…

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