Our board of trustees

We are very proud that our trustees bring a wealth of experience and expertise to Sustrans and are grateful for their support and leadership.

Chair of Sustrans trustees, Lynne Berry

Lynne Berry OBE (Chair)

Lynne Berry OBE is the Sustrans Chair of the Board of Trustees.

Lynne brings with her a wealth of experience in the charitable and public sectors. She is Chair of Breast Cancer Now and a Trustee of UnLtd, and until recently was Chair of the Commission on the Voluntary Sector and Ageing and Deputy Chair at the Canal and River Trust.

Claire Addison

Claire Addison is Government and Regulatory Affairs Manager for The AES Corporation, a Fortune 200 electricity company. Claire leads the company’s work on policy, regulations and stakeholder affairs. She previously spent seven years working for environmental NGOs in a range of policy, communications and strategy roles.

Claire is a cyclist commuter and weekend walker, passionate about making it easier for people to make everyday, active journeys.

Sustrans trustee, Ed Condry

Ed Condry

Ed is Bishop of Ramsbury, in the Diocese of Salisbury. He has spent his whole working life as a priest in the Church of England. His previous posts have been as Canon Treasurer at Canterbury Cathedral, as Rector of Rugby, as a rural vicar in Oxfordshire and as a curate in Northampton.

He is married to Sarah and they have four adult children, and he thinks nine bicycles between them. He loves long bike tours with friends.

Mark Edgell

Mark was a local Councillor for 13 years, the latter few years as the Leader of a Metropolitan Borough Council. He currently works at a senior level in local government. He is also a Non-Executive Director on his local acute NHS Foundation Trust, and since 2000 he has been a trustee of a successful charity running a science adventure centre.

Never having driven and relying on buses, trams and trains, and more usually his legs and leg-powered wheels, Mark has long been an admirer of Sustrans.

Catherine Max

Catherine Max

Catherine provides independent strategy, policy and research consultancy to help organisations improve wellbeing and reduce health inequalities through social and environmental sustainability and urban design.

Previously an NHS non-executive director and trustee of health, social care, environmental and arts charities, Catherine is currently on the board of Alcohol Change UK and member of the Research and Policy Committee.

A passionate Londoner, Catherine enjoys walking around the streets and green spaces of her home city at every opportunity.

Stuart Mills

Stuart is Chief Investment Officer at Canal & River Trust.

A chartered surveyor, Stuart joined Canal & River Trust in 1990 after working in private sector property consulting. He is a keen sports fan and has undertaken a number of long-distance cycle rides for charity and always enjoys the opportunity to walk around the cities he visits for his day job.

Oliver Reichardt

Oliver Reichardt

Oliver Reichardt is the Director of Fellowship at the RSA and Executive Lead for its work on the Economy, Enterprise and Manufacturing. 

Before this, he was Director of Delivery and Performance at the New Forest National Park Authority.

Oliver lives in Hampshire and his hobbies include keeping his two sons from running wild and growing a small orchard. 

Helen Simpson

Helen Simpson

Helen Simpson is a dispute resolution specialist. After a law degree at Oxford University, Helen trained and qualified as a lawyer at Linklaters. She ran a business for ten years and has more than fifteen years of experience as a commercial litigator, most recently as a Partner and member of the Board at Dentons. 

In 2018, Helen led the support crew for her husband's record-breaking cycle ride from Land's End to John o'Groats, completed in 43 hours and 25 minutes. 

Fiona Westwood

Fiona Westwood

Currently a partner at Smith and Williamson chartered accountants, Fiona has worked with Sustrans in the past when she was at Price Waterhouse Coopers’ as a director leading their South West charity team.

She is also the treasurer of the charity Wildscreen, based at King Street in Bristol.

Fiona is a dedicated walker and cyclist, often found with her young children on her local bit of NCN, the Strawberry Line.