Geoffrey Manning, trustee

Geoffrey’s career in engineering management culimanted in the running of a subsidiary company of a metals and plastic manufacturing conglomerate, from which he went on to become a Consulting Engineer. During this period, Geoffrey became a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. After 22 years with his firm he retired, but still acts as a Consultant.

Geoffrey has been actively involved in the third sector throughout his career. In addition to his role on our Board he was Chairman of the Old Swan Youth Club for a number of years.

Despite what Geoffrey describes as ‘his great age’, he still enjoys opera, tennis, golf, walking in the Lake District, and interfering with the upbringing of his grandchildren.