Employ-Ability is led by its Trustee Board. which fulfils its statutory obligations as set out by the Charities Commission. The Board have executive oversight and responsibility for the overall finances of the organisation, its strategic management, business planning, sustainability, priority work streams and delivery ensuring the appropriate management of risk.

David Bright

David is retired from a career in finance and banking in the energy sector.  He has a passion for social investment and enjoys volunteering at a number of charities.  David is an enthusiastic Tennis player bike rider and guitarist.

Debbie Salmon

Debbie joined the board of trustees after having worked as an employment specialist at Employ-Ability. Debbie has a diverse experience of working in the charity and commercial sector which has given her a good insight into the demands of employers and employees. Debbie enjoys sewing in her spare time along with reading, theatre and travelling.

Jamie Pring

Jamie joined the board of trustees after working as an advisor for Employ-Ability for a number of years. After briefly working in the charity sector Jamie is now a Business Advisor locally. Spare time is taken up with organising and running a music festival, likes music and building the local community spirit.

Jeff Attfield


Jeff joined Employ-Ability with these responsibilities in March 2004 having recently retired from a career in the City. Where he had started as an investment analyst before becoming an investment manager of final salary pension fund portfolios in the private sector and for Local Authorities. He also managed funds for charities.