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Our Trustees

Malcolm Flaherty- Chair 

“A long career in the printing trade followed by an almost as long spell in the voluntary sector. Since 2004 I have worked as a lecturer at the University of Leicester. I now do this on a part time basis and work part time for the National Autistic society.”

Vic Goodman

I was the Vicar at Whetstone and Coalville. Before that, 20 years as IT Project Manager at British Gas in Leicester. Chair of NW Leics CAB for a few years prior to our merger within what is now Citizens Advice LeicesterShire. I have a lifelong attachment to Liverpool Football Club.

Narendra Waghela 

I am a retired Graphic Designer, Senior Projects Manager and the Scheduling Manager of a large International Design, Marketing and Point of Sale Manufacturing Organisation based in Leicester, London, Paris, New York, Taiwan and Mainland China.

Narendra has lived in Oadby, Leicestershire and brings in over 44 years of management & board skills and Commitments that voluntary organisations need.

John Walters

John has been a trustee of Citizens Advice for 6 years having previously been a trustee of the One Stop Shop in Lutterworth.  He is 47 years old and lives with his wife and dog in Husbands Bosworth in South Leicestershire.  John works in Logistics for DHL distributing medicines and medical devices primarily into the NHS on behalf of a number of customers and his role is managing new projects whether that be an upgrade to IT systems or the building of new sites.

Peter Symonds

Peter spent 30 years working in a range of marketing and corporate strategy roles in companies such as BT and Lloyds TSB.

He now runs his own market research company and have been living in Leicestershire for 7 years and was a trustee at Diversity Hub for much of that time.

Peter also designs and manages the annual staff and volunteer survey for Citizens Advice LeicesterShire.