Our Trustee profiles
Elizabeth Canning - Chair
Richard Solomon - Treasurer
Richard Solomon is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. He is the Finance Director of St Mary's University, Twickenham. Previous roles include being Chief Accountant at RBS, Audit Partner with Ernst & Young LLP and Audit Director at Deloitte.
Rita Chakraborty - Chair of the Fundraising Sub-Committee
Rita Chakraborty joined the Board of Trustees in 2005. Rita was the Deputy Secretary to the Foundation Trust, Queen Victoria Hospital until 2013. She has previously worked in fundraising and is currently taking time out from full time work to care for her young daughter.
Sister Evelyn Gallagher
Bishop Nicholas Hudson
Nicholas Hudson joined the board in 2017 as a nominee of the Archbishop of Westminster. Nicholas has been since 2014 an Auxiliary Bishop in the Diocese of Westminster with responsibilities for the Central and Eastern Areas. He is also a board member of the Cardinal Hume Centre.
Tom O'Connor - Our CEO
Tom O’Connor joined Providence Row as CEO in May 2017. He was a director at CAFOD (an international development agency) where he worked for thirteen years. Before moving into the charity sector Tom worked in the recruitment industry and previous to that spent nine years as a Catholic priest in the diocese of Northampton.