Through their wealth of experience, knowledge and proficiency, our Board of Trustees provides ongoing strategic leadership and support.

There are currently six trustees on the board. Their different backgrounds offer intrinsic expertise to our organisation and we are exceptionally grateful for their ongoing support.

Peter Adcock

Peter joined in 2015 as Treasurer and was elected Chair in 2018. He has a background in financial services and is currently Managing Director of a financial planning and accountancy business.

Member since 2015

Margaret Dangoor

Margaret joined in 2018. A former Carer, she has a long career in health and more recently social care research. With over 30 years’ experience as a Trustee, at both a national and local level, Margaret has a strong background in governance and strategic planning.

Member since 2018

Anna Ferguson
Trustee & Treasurer

Anna joined in 2018 and is currently the Financial Controller for a digital experience company. She has over 25 years’ experience helping IT start-ups, mainly within finance and human resources, and is process-focused.

Member since 2018

Jane Vines

Jane joined in 2019. She has over 15 years’ experience working for a large multinational company in Human Resources at a global and local level. Jane has a strong background in diversity and inclusion, leadership development, mentoring and coaching, and developing HR strategy to support organisational goals.

Member since 2019

Eleanor Willett

From 2000-2013, Eleanor was the CEO of Crossroads Care Richmond and Kingston upon Thames, and became a Trustee in 2018. Eleanor has over 26 years’ experience as a senior leader in the voluntary sector.

Member since 2018

Geoff Lane

Geoff joined in 2021 after volunteering during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. He has over 35 years’ experience advising businesses, governments and charities on strategy, operational, governance and risk issues relating to sustainable development.

Member since 2021

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Come and Volunteer with us at Crossroads Care!

Crossroads Care, the charity that supports carers and the people they care for, of all ages and disability, has 24 regular volunteers who bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to our team. While all our care support workers are paid, highly trained members of...

Our Annual General Meeting 2023!

Enormous thanks to everyone who attended our Annual General Meeting yesterday held in the beautiful salon room at York House, Twickenham. We were delighted to welcome many of the carers that we support, along with our Patron Sir Vince Cable, the Mayor of Richmond Cllr...

A PAID CARER’S VOICE: The Hidden Value of Care

When Saturday Club Lead Danielle Way joined Crossroads Care as a care support worker five years ago, she wanted to make a difference, but never for a moment did she imagine just how working for the charity would enhance her life too ‘For as long as I can remember,...

The Caring Cafe: A Welcoming Place of Respite

During World Alzheimer’s Month, Fiona Mitchell explores how the Caring Café, run by Crossroads Care, has become a lifeline for people living with dementia and their carers It was more than 20 years ago that visitors attended the launch of London’s very first ‘dementia...

World Alzheimer’s Month: A Volunteer’s Story

During World Alzheimer's Month, we are saying a big thank you to former carer, service user and Crossroads volunteer Remo Grasso (pictured front, left) who has most generously supported a number of our community projects, including volunteering at our weekly Carers...

It’s Good to Talk

What a difference a Crossroads Care community respite group is making to fathers of children with often profound disabilities and special needs With all the joy that being a parent brings, it can also be a worrying time. And for those who have a child with a...

‘At Crossroads, they understand. It’s a place where you can find peace.’

Crossroads Care Richmond and Kingston upon Thames began supporting 73-year-old Han* after his son Raymond*, 46, had a cardiac arrest back in November 2020, leading to brain injury, balance and mobility  problems, as well as challenges with speech and langauge. A keen...

Carers Week 2023: ‘Because of Crossroads, I no longer feel alone.’

During Carers Week 2023, *Susan, 81, shares her experience of caring for her husband Tim*, also 81, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in July 2014. Although Tim’s physical health is fairly good — he is completely mobile — he has little interest in any activities and...

The Hidden Benefits of Volunteering

‘Volunteering? I’d much rather be doing this than going on cruises!’ says Crossroads Care Trustee Margaret Dangoor who has dedicated her life to the needs of carers. Fiona Mitchell spoke to her to mark the Big Help Out – a community volunteering initiative being held...

Welcome to our New Ambassador – Actress Jacki Piper!

Join us in giving a warm welcome to our new ambassador — actress Jacki Piper! ‘It is a privilege to be an ambassador for such a wonderful charity. I cannot praise highly enough the work that Crossroads Care does to support Carers. I was bowled over by the team, who...