Peter Beeby named TimeBank Chair

Peter Beeby, Deputy Chief Executive at Prospectus, the specialist recruitment consultancy working with the charity sector, has been named Chair of the national volunteering charity, TimeBank. He has been a trustee at the charity since 2013.

Cathy Tyler, a TimeBank trustee since 2015 and treasurer for the last year, becomes Deputy Chair.

Peter has worked in partnership with charities on several projects on employability as well as supporting young people. He was previously Chair and Trustee for Southwark Bereavement Care, a counselling charity. He also volunteered at London 2012, recruiting volunteers and taking part as a Games Maker.  

He takes over from Lady Andrée Deane Barron, who retires after six years with TimeBank. She will continue to act as an Ambassador for the charity. 

Peter says “I’m very proud to chair such a passionate and pioneering volunteering charity. Since it began in 2000 TimeBank has created ground-breaking mentoring and employee volunteering programmes, supporting some of the most marginalised groups in our society . 17 years on, the charity has evolved but we are just as excited about what volunteering can achieve. My thanks go to Andrée for her huge contribution and for creating the strong position that TimeBank is in today. I very much look forward to building on that work.”  

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July 10, 2017

For further information, interviews or photographs, please contact: Julia Shipston, Communications Manager: julias@timebank.org.uk, tel: 0771316 3003.

About TimeBank:TimeBank is a national volunteering charity, started in 2000. It recruits and trains volunteers to deliver mentoring projects to tackle complex social problems and also works with businesses to engage their staff in volunteering. TimeBank believes that great volunteering can transform the lives of both volunteers and beneficiaries by building stronger, happier and more inclusive communities. Website: www.timebank.org.uk

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