Alleviating poverty, bringing hope

Board of Trustees

Dr Peter Ward – Chair of NOAH Board of Trustees
Peter is the Medical Director of the Urgent GP Clinic at Luton and Dunstable Hospital and Local Healthcare Solutions. He was, until 2016, the senior partner at LeaVale Medical Practice in Luton. Peter has been involved in Aviation Medicine for over thirty years, advising several airlines and examining pilots, as well as serving on the Civil Aviation Authority Medical Forum.

Lord Bill Mckenzie – NOAH Trustee and Treasurer
Bill’s business career was largely with Price Waterhouse with whom he was a partner. He was an elected member of Luton Borough Council, and its leader from 1999 until 2003. Bill was elevated to the peerage on 18 June 2004 and subsequently held various Government posts including Spokesperson for Trade and Industry 2005-07, and the Treasury 2005-07; Government Whip 2005-07; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State and Government Spokesperson for the Department for Work and Pensions 2007-10, Department for Communities and Local Government 2009-10; Opposition Spokesperson for Communities and Local Government 2010- 2012, Work and Pensions 2010-2012. Bill is a long-standing supporter of NOAH Enterprise, and brings his vast range of skills and experience to bear in the interests of those among the most destitute whom NOAH seeks to support.

Steve Guyon – NOAH Trustee
Steve retired from the civil service in 2015. In the last eleven years of a long and varied career, he led work on Service’s single homelessness and rough sleeping programme. He was awarded an OBE in the 2015 New Year’s Honours List in recognition for his services to rough sleepers. He has worked with NOAH Enterprise over a number of years.

Jim Hannigan – NOAH Trustee
Jim spent the last 17 years as a company director / co-owner in the digital marketing industry. He is vastly experienced in all levels of financial management, strategic business planning and development and marketing. He was ordained as a permanent deacon in the Catholic Church in 2014, a role which allows him to blend his pastoral skills with his business skills to help and care for those in need, particularly through his work with NOAH.