Introducing our Executive board members

William Andrew Reid MBE

Executive Chairman

Former Corporal with the Yorkshire Regiment. He is a triple amputee and active charity fund raiser. Honorary Colonel of the Merseyside Cadet Force and recently awarded an MBE by HM Queen.

John Francis Tabern MSc

Chief Executive Officer

A local businessman with many years’ experience in industry and commerce. Ex-Foster Carer. School Governor, Chairman of the Town Deal Board, Chairman of the Cannington Shaw Preservation Trust CIC and Board member at the World of Glass.

Stuart Brighouse

WO2 Retired Yorkshire Regiment. Now working in the logistics sector

Grace Tabern ADLH Oxf

Professional Genealogist currently practising with her own business Grace Ancestry. Ex-Foster Carer and former Served on the St Helens Chamber Board as a Director for three years.

Glen Tarten-Hughes

WO2 Retired career soldier with 22 years’ service. He was latterly Invictus Games planning team and dignitary liaison for HRH Prince Harry 2019/20.

Karl Duvall

Managing Director of Shove Media Ltd.
Academy Trust Appointed Governor at The Prescot School and Co founder of the hugely successful Red Box Project Knowsley.

Ian Green

CEO for Innovative Alliance (Adult Education Training Provider). Ian has worked within the Adult Education sector for almost 30 years and in senior roles for over 20 years. School Governor (Vice Chair) and a very active Charity fund raiser.