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. 

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 his 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 the guitar.  Tony is also vice chairman for the Humber                                     Port Welfare Committee and trustee of the Grimsby and Sailors                                     Fishing Charities.                      

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.

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 properties in Grimsby.

Ron Shepherd -  Ron is self-employed, and owns his own company, "Shephard's Maintenance". He has been a councillor for Scartho Ward since 2012, and served as Mayor of the Borough of North East Lincolnshire 2017/2018. He is an active member of the community, where he sits on the Allotments Forum, Humberside Fire Authority and the Safer Communities Board. 

Julia Northern-

Lawrence Spencer- Lawrence is one of our service user representatives. Starting as a learner in 2019, he quickly became known for being a reliable face that our learners could trust and confide in. Due to this, in 2021, he was asked to be a representative for the learners on the board of trustees. 

Paul Bray-Paul  currently volunteers at Foresight helping the service users in the classes on a Tuesday.  He is from an accountancy/tutoring profession having worked locally around the area of Grimsby. He thoroughly enjoys working at Foresight as a  volunteer in the local   community. He has  been involved with Foresight now for over 10 years + in various capacities such as Tutor, volunteer and Trustee.  He also enjoys the challenge of working with the board of Trustees, Paul Silvestor and his staff team and the service users.


Sara Morris-Sara has been teaching or managing education for many years now. Her subject specialism was originally media production, however more recently she has been teaching ESOL. which is teaching to students who do not understand the English language which s very rewarding, and has lived in both the Netherlands & Germany so she can appreciate the difficulty faced when learning as new language.


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