Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Anna Walsh
Chief Executive Officer - CHADD

Anna started her career in a church based social action project and brings 20 years’ experience and expertise from across the social housing, and health and care sectors. She is passionate about social action and working together with communities and the voluntary sector to promote collaboration.

Anna’s vision is that CHADD continues to innovate, adapt and respond to the challenges faced by people in our community; and see their lives transformed by its work.

Anna also has a passion for upcycling projects, eating out (as much as possible) and exploring Cornwall’s beaches.

Gareth Price
Finance Manager

Gareth started his career working in the private sector before moving to CHADD in 2010 where he became Finance Manager a few years later.

Gareth and his team are responsible for running and controlling the finances of the organisation as well as overseeing the IT functions of the association. He is proud to be part of an organisation where everyone works together to improve the lives of many people in and around our community.

In his spare time Gareth can usually be found running around a football or rugby pitch – praying for the final whistle.

Jean Reid
Operations Manager

Jean started her career in housing over 25 years ago and previously held the role of Service Manager at a large registered social landlord based in Wolverhampton providing support and community based services.

Jean and her team are responsible for the support services, maintenance, housing and all operational functions within the organisation.

In her spare time Jean likes to keep active at the gym, and visiting Vintage Shops to add to her expanding vintage collection.

Kirpal Bilkhu
Head of Care 

Kirpal joined CHADD in 2020 with 20 plus years in adult social care, including with local authorities, charities and the private sector.  She has managed residential services and shared lives services, plus strategic support.

Most recently she worked at Telford and Wrekin Council to change services from traditional day services to community-based and more independent ways of working.

 

Angela Cockette
Human Resources Manager 

Angela joined CHADD in 2004 and has been human resources manager since 2017.   She describes herself as a very amateur gardener but tends to win most of our baking competitions.

 

Peter John
Interim Chair 

 

CHADD is also supported by a committed, talented and diverse team of board members providing expertise, oversight and strategic direction.