Board Members

Bob White

Bob has been Vicar of St Mary’s in Fratton for nearly 20 years. He is an active member and supporter of a number of community projects and initiatives. Born in Portsmouth he enjoys working with others to support the communities of the city...

Cath Longhurst

Cath Longhurst was CEO of EBP South for 20 years, a charity connecting education and business to inspire and prepare young people for the world of work. She now works as a leadership coach and consultant working with organisations helping to develop leaders.

Rory Massey

Rory is the Chief Executive Officer for Apuldram Centre which supports adults with learning disabilities live independently. He has worked within the voluntary and community sector for a decade. He was born and raised in Portsmouth and takes great pride in fulfilling the Trustees role for HIVE Portsmouth.

Mark Scarborough

Mark worked in education for over 36 years across for local authorities. He established the Pompey Study Centre and was a member of three national working parties to champion the needs of vulnerable children. Mark now volunteers at the hospital and is a member of Cosham Rotary Club.

Nicola Youern

Nicola is a freelance social care and charity consultant and coach.  Prior to this she was Group CEO of the YOU Trust and Managing Director of My Learning Cloud Ltd for 27 years.  YOU is a regional charity, founded in Portsmouth providing a wide range of community and social care services.   ...

Emma Woollard

Emma was Executive Director of Finance at the University of Portsmouth for nineteen years before taking early retirement in August 2019.  She is now expanding her charitable work. She became a trustee for the Hive in October 2019. 

Sandy Bramley

Sandy is the Chief Officer of Citizens Advice Portsmouth, passionate about volunteering and social action - I firmly believe that everyone has a value and would love to see the HIVE be a catalyst for helping the people in Portsmouth discover theirs and use it for the good of the City as a whole....