Meet the trustees

Kevin Fuller (Chairman) - Kevin recently retired from Associated British Ports Grimsby & Immingham, after 38 years' service. He spent most of his time in the Commercial Field although towards the end of his career he was involved in the Planning and Logistics of Imported Solid Fuels to the Aire and Trent Valley Power Stations. 

Michael Inkson - Michael is now retired after working for 45 years as a Factory Worker. He joined Foresight 5 years ago as a Volunteer Tutor, teaching Shibish as Grimsby and Scunthorpe. He has lived in the East Marsh area all his life and is an ambassador for the local community. 

Tony Jewitt - Tony joined the Royal Navy in 1976 and spent time in the newspaper industry as co-operative advertisement manager for the Northcliffe Group of newspapers, working for The Western Gazette Group in Yeovil, Somerset and has previously had has own business, COGS Limited a successful marketing and design company based in Grimsby until being called into ministry on 1st June 2010. Tony Jewitt is now the Mission Area Officer for The Bridge Fellowship Church that meets at The Warehouse                              every Sunday evening and leads the worship playing guitar.                              Tony is also vice chairman for the Humber Port Welfare                                    Committee and trustee of the Grimsby and Sailors Fishing                                Charities. 

Mandy Bentham - Mandy joined the board in February 2011 as parent of a child who attends Foresight's Children's activites scheme. Mandy taught at Western Technology School for 15 years and now works as a Supply Teacher around North East Lincolnshire.

Deborah Fisher - Deborah has been working within education for many years undertaking many roles including administration and project management. She is currently working for a large education provider as programme manager delivering apprenticeships within the food industry. Deborah has lived in the Grimsby area the whole of her life and is passionate about the work Foresight do in the locality. Becoming a trustee at Foresight allows                                         Deboarh to use her experience to help benefit the service                             users. 

Annabel Baxter - Annabel has attended Foresight as a Service User for many years. She is very outgoing, and brimming with confidence. She is the Chair of the Service User Forum, and is seen by others as something to aspire to. After several years of volunteering, Annabel now works part time as an Administrator at Scartho Medical Centre.

Marie Tupman - Marie joined Foresight as a volunteer in May 2017 and her dedication to the organisation shows in everything she does. She has since completed a teaching qualification, and leads classes on a regular basis. She is also a member of the volunteer forum, and is heavily involved in the fundraising conducted by the volunteers.

Janet Lea - Janet has been a tutor at Foresight for over 8 years now, through WEA, offering a variety of different craft classes and workshops. She has a love and passion for teaching, and is an enthusiastic tutor who goes out of her way to cater to learners’ individual needs and challenge their capabilities. Not only does she love to teach, but the Service Users love her teaching, and her classes have always proven to be very popular. She also teaches several after school classes, art workshops for                                  older people, and craft classes for Guides and Brownies.

Karen Linton - Karen is employed by NELC as Strategic Lead for Skills and is currently based at the Community Learning Service’s Skills Hub. She started her career as a Careers Adviser and has since been Head of Young People’ Support Services (YPSS), which covers a variety of services and projects for young people, from careers guidance to supporting vulnerable young people.

Paul Tofton -Paul is a partner in Forrester Boyd Accountants based in Grimsby. He has been working there since 2006, and qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2011. He holds a client portfolio made up of sole traders, partnerships and limited companies, covering a variety of sectors, both nationally and locally. He specialises in Media and Care Homes, and also heads Forrester Boyd’s Internal Audit function.

William King - William has been a partner in BG Solicitors since 1993, and now heads the commercial department, specialising in small companies and SME’s. He provides a range of commercial legal services, including commercial property development, professional partnerships, and sports industry and leisure related developments. He is also a qualified Mediator and Arbitrator, and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Pete Blendell -  Pete started his career as a Joiner and went on to work for several companies in the Grimsby and Cleethorpes area. He formed his own company, Trafalgar Joinery and Construction Ltd, in 2005, to work on refurbishing warehouse depots for Asda. Since retiring from that, he now owns and renovates property in Grimsby.

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