Board of Trustees

We currently have five trustees, each of which possess a range of skills and experience across health and social care, including both the voluntary and private sectors:

David Baldwin | Chair of Trustees

Paul Waggott | Vice Chair

Born and bred in the west end of Newcastle, Paul now lives in North Tyneside. He retired early in 2018 after 41 years’ working within large IT departments in public services organisations across the North East of England. Having been both a young and adult carer for elderly parents, he has an acute appreciation of the expectations, pressures and stresses experienced by carers of all ages.

Alison Waggott-Failey | Trustee

Peter Earley | Trustee

A qualified HR professional with over 25 years experience working within industrial relations and HR. Peter prepares and advises on the implementation of HR, employment policies and has extensive knowledge of the Equality Act. He supports many charities and voluntary groups through his role as a local Councillor, he also has experience of supporting community groups.

Karl Watson | Treasurer

Join our Board

Would you like to help improve the quality of life for carers in North Tyneside?

Are you passionate about ensuring that the voices of carers are heard?

Are you a positive, driven and committed individual?

If you answered yes to all three of these questions, you may be interested in applying to become a trustee.

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To discuss becoming a trustee, please get in touch with our Chief Executive Claire Easton on (0191) 2496480 or email us at