Tricuro provides high quality care and support to adults, their carers and families across Dorset, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.
Tricuro’s governance processes ensure that decisions made by the leadership team are approved by the Tricuro Board with the Executive Shareholder Group (ESG) having oversight.
The shareholders set the strategic vision and objectives of the company. Tricuro’s Board is responsible for the management of the company in line with the strategic vision and objectives set.
Colin Dennis was appointed by the Executive Shareholder Group (ESG) as the Independent Chair in November 2015. He is currently a Non-Executive Director for both Merlin Housing Society and Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and is also the Group Chairman for WM Housing Group.
Jane Pike was the Director of Service for Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group until July 2015, having worked at Board level for ten years. She has over 30 years of experience across a wide range of settings, primarily in the NHS but also in education and the private sector. This is her first Non-Executive position.
Andrea Peacock is a former Marketing Director for both Homebase and Somerfield and joins us in her first non-executive role. Andrea brings an alternative commercial viewpoint and customer and quality focus that provides balance to the board.
Alan Bulloch’s background is in the commercial sector and he was former Finance Director for Care South for 5 years. He has real relevant experience at Board level having looked after a company with a £35m turnover and operating in a similar sector to Tricuro. Prior to his non-executive role with Tricuro Alan was the Regional Finance Director – South West for McCarthy and Stone.
Tricuro Directors – Graham Wilkin, Sue Ladbrook and Steve Pink
Graham Wilkin is the Interim Managing Director of Tricuro and has enjoyed a lengthy career, originally training as a nurse before moving into social work. He spent many years in Surrey including five years on the board as a director with a specialist mental health and learning disability NHS Trust representing both Surrey and Hampshire local authorities. Graham was involved in setting up one of the first Social Work led local authority trading companies which led to a position advising the cabinet office on the benefits of LATCs. He was the ADASS representative in the development of the Social Work Professional Capabilities Framework in England and the ASYE National Standards for Probationary Social Workers. He has enjoyed posts as a DASS and corporate director in recent years as well as a specialist consultant in social care, integration and system change.
Sue Ladbrook is the HR Director for Tricuro and has many years’ experience developing and leading HR services for a variety of organisations, mainly in the third sector. She has worked across Wales, Hampshire, Dorset, Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex for organisations providing a variety of different services including supported housing, help at home, women’s refuges and hostels for homeless young people. Working at a senior level has given Sue wider experience of managing organisations in a variety of areas including long term organisational strategy.
Steve Pink is the Finance Director, a CCAB qualified accountant with a decade of public sector finance experience. Steve joined Tricuro shortly after Tricuro was formed and has been an integral part of overseeing the safe and secure transfer from local authority services to a stand-alone ltd company. Steve also brings with him a wealth of experience in running private industry and also sits as a board member of The Arts Development Company, a Local Authority funded Community Interest Company. His professional standards and proven track record provides Tricuro with a high level of assurance and financial stability, whilst his knowledge of the services and the pressures facing the company make him ideally placed to drive forward the future strategy of the business.
The Executive Shareholder Group consists of five councillors from Dorset Council and five councillors from Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council.
All the members of the ESG are voting members and are listed below.
Councillor Jill Haynes Dorset Council
Councillor David Walsh Dorset Council
Councillor Laura Miller Dorset Council
Councillor Matt Hall Dorset Council
Councillor Nick Ireland Dorset Council
Councillor Mike Cox Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council
Councillor David Brown Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council
Councillor Lesley Dedman Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council
Councillor L-J Evans Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council
Councillor Lisa Lewis Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council