Youth Zone at Home: OnSideŐs response to Covid-19

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Our Board

Meet the dedicated board behind OnSide, made up of many notable business leaders and popular figures who 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, which are managed through their investment company Blenheim…

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John Roberts

Founder of - Chairman of the Executive Board at OnSide

John has been involved with Bolton Lads and Girls Club for 25 years and has focused efforts in more recent years on the growth of…

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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, where he was overwhelmed by the positive impact it…

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Karen Griffiths

Karen is a former Chairman of Bolton Lads and Girls Club and holds the Human Resources and Safeguarding portfolios on the OnSide Board. She has…

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Abubakar Buwe

Abubakar has been involved with OnSide Youth Zones as part of the young people’s development group over a five year period, helping bring the first three…

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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. She…

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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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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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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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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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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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