Meet the Board

Tahir Ayaz

Has been the Treasurer and Trustee since May 2014. 

Tahir is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Pakistan) and Institute of Cost and Management Accountants (Pakistan) and “Managing Successful Programmes (MSP)” and PRINCE 2 certifications. He has over 23 years of experience with Big 4 and Top Tier IT companies in leadership and management, and delivery of critical business transformation programmes where IT is the key enabler. With a background in assurance and consulting, Tahir has successfully shaped, designed, built, managed and delivered complex IT and business change programmes for blue chip, Fortune 500 clients across the globe. 

Tahir has lived in Enfield for the last 10 years and is keen to support the local community with his experience. He has travelled widely, worked in various countries and has interests in public speaking, cricket and cultures.  

Margaret Bryant

Margaret has been a Trustee of Mind in Enfield for 13 years, serving twice as Chair.

Her background is in education, with skills in team building and management, pastoral care, and planning for change.

Jean Butterworth

Is a former history teacher, has been a board member for 8 years. Now retired, she has taken on the role of a MiE Trustee, and is also a committee member for The National Association of Decorative & Fine Societies ((NADFAS) a leading arts charity that opens up the world of the arts through a network of local societies and national events) and the Workers Educational Association ((WEA) – a charity founded in 1903 and the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education.)   

Jean's skills include: Excellent communication and organisational skills and a commitment to learning throughout her life. She is efficient and keen to help others. After retirement Jean took on a role working with the Crown Court where she demonstrated her empathy and support for Court Witnesses.

Ravi Ratan

Ravi joined Mind in Enfield in April 2010 as a Volunteer with the Social Support & Wellbeing Service . He has also  been a Trustee of MiE since September 2011 . At the MiE - AGM  on 14/09/16 he was also elected as the Company Secretary of MiE .

Ravi , who is a retired family man , has resided in Enfield since 1979 and brings 40 years of experience as a Mental Heath Practitioner with a number of Local Authorities and the NHS , having performed formal duties under the Mental Health Acts 1959 , 1983 & 2007 .He continues to offer his support to staff ,volunteers and his trustee colleagues  based on his previous work experience . 

Laurane Till

Laurane has been a board Member since January 2014. Formerly a teacher she now works in Service Delivery for a large Global Management Consultancy and Outsourcing Company. Her extra-curricular activities include Accent on Enablement Lead in UKI Operations promoting support for all enablement issues throughout the workplace.

Laurane's skills include, project management, process development, event management, facilitation, training delivery and people developer.

She has lived in Enfield for the past 20 years and is keen to utilise business skills through trusteeship for the benefit of people in Enfield.

Rachel Barlow

Rachel is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and has worked in both the corporate and not-for-profit sectors, specialising in process improvement and utilisation of systems in managing business.  She also has previous experience as a medicinal chemist.

Having lived in Enfield for 15 years, Rachel was elected as a trustee for Mind in Enfield at the September 2016 AGM, to help locally, and is keen to work with others to improve the understanding of mental health issues in the wider community'

Chris Dunbar

Chris was elected as Trustee for Mind in Enfield at the AGM on the 14th September 2016.  Chris is a retired Adult Basic Education Teacher, who worked in Further Education Colleges for over twenty years.  Prior to this she was employed in both the private and public sectors including working in Banking and Survey Research.


Michael Walsh

Michael was elected as a Trustee of Mind in Enfield in September 2016.  He is an economist who worked in the trade union movement, most of the time as Head of the International Department of the Trades Union Congress. He is a volunteer for the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development and a board member of other charities seeking to meet community needs in Britain and overseas. He has lived in Enfield for more than forty years. 

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