Our Team

Meet Our Team

Linda Minnis

Linda Minnis, Chief Executive

Linda has a wealth of experience working at an executive level in the retail and financial services sectors. Linda’s specialist skills include Human Resource Management, Business Ethics, Social Investment and Corporate Responsibility. Having spent several years on the Board of Charities Trust Linda was appointed Chief Executive in May 2010

Euan Imrie

Euan Imrie, Chief Operating Officer

Euan joined Charities Trust as COO in 2012. As a qualified accountant, his previous business career has taken in the electronics industry with Unisys, management consulting with Price Waterhouse, retail with Littlewoods, including a spell as Group Finance Director, and in education, as Bursar at Sandbach School. He sits on the Trustee Board of the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation and is a trustee of the Christleton Learning Trust

Debbie Walker

Debbie Walker, Head of Client Relations

Debbie's career began in the commercial sector where she gained a wealth of experience of people management and account management, before joining Charities Trust in 2008. In her current role Debbie uses her skills to build and maintain strong relationships with clients to ensure opportunities are identified and maximised for both parties

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Lee Blackburn, Head of Business Systems

Lee had a 17 year career at Bentley Motors in his hometown of Crewe before joining Charities Trust in 2017. His career has covered all aspects of IT, with the last few years having a particular focus on Sales and Marketing and digital systems. Lee has responsibility for Charities Trust technology roadmap and innovations in addition to managing the day to day operations of the IT department. Lee is a keen football fan and a life long Liverpool supporter


Peter Hayes, Head of Finance

Peter joined Charities Trust in 2017 having spent over 20 years in the third sector in a range of finance and management roles in housing and social care. He began his career and qualified as an accountant in the commercial sector, working in electronics and food manufacturing. Outside of work Peter is a keen runner with the occasional triathlon thrown in and enjoys supporting his children’s football and hockey teams

Our clients

Here's just some of the great people we're working with to support their charitable giving