Thomas Pocklington Trust appoints new trustees

The three trustees will provide insight and expertise to the board

Judith Potts
The Thomas Pocklington Trust has appointed three new trustees who will provide insight and expertise in their respective fields to the board.

Founder of Charles Bonnet syndrome charity Esme’s Umbrella, Judith Potts (pictured), joins as a trustee of the Thomas Pocklington Trust. Since Ms Potts’ campaigning, Charles Bonnet syndrome has been included in the World Health Organisation’s taxonomy of disease and conditions.

New trustee Raj Mehta, who is blind, worked at BP for over 35 years in commercially focused procurement and IT roles. Since retiring, he has held non-executive director and advisory roles within the health and voluntary sectors.

James Pickthorn joins the board with experience in property development. He established Pickthorn Estate Agent and Chartered Surveyors in 1994, which specialised in offices, shops, bars and restaurants in the City and West End of London.

Chair of the board at Thomas Pocklington Trust, Mervyn Williamson, said: “I am delighted to welcome Judith, Raj and James to the board. They each bring a wealth of experience in different areas that, I am sure, will be a real asset to our team.”