Chairman of the Trustees
Gary Fagg MBE
Gary has been involved with the Paula Carr Diabetes Trust for over 20 years and has been chairman since 2006. Gary’s father had Type 1 diabetes and consequently his interest in the disease began at an early age. His career was spent in the pharmaceutical industry with a specific focus on diabetes projects. He is passionate about informing and educating people about diabetes and is proud to lead a team of dedicated Trustees.
Clive has spent most of his working life within the pharmaceutical industry. He developed his commercial and managerial experience with pharmaceutical wholesalers – he became interested in diabetes through his work with these companies , two of whom developed drugs for Type 2 diabetes.
Ros was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1986 and joined the steering group prior to the formation of the Paula Carr Diabetes Trust. Before she retired in 2011 Ros was Operations Director for an Ashford-based company with depots throughout the UK. She brings considerable commercial expertise to her role as Trustee.
Geoff was invited to join the Board of Trustees in 2006. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the area of diabetes. He chaired the Diabetes UK Thanet Voluntary Group for several years and is also the co-founder of Young Balancers Club, a Diabetes UK children’s support group. Geoff looks after the interests of the Paula Carr Diabetes Trust in the Thanet area and also co-ordinates the funding by the Trust of children’s holidays and family weekends organised by Diabetes UK.
Steve has been associated with the Paula Carr Diabetes Trust since 1998 through his work as a pharmaceutical professional. He has seen the Trust grow and provide invaluable support for patients across Kent. He was delighted to join the board of Trustees in 2013 and brings commercial acumen combined with an excellent knowledge of the NHS.
Helen joined the Paula Carr Diabetes Trust in August 2013 and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Trust office. She brings a wealth of experience in office management and can be contacted on the office number for any queries about the Trust, including fundraising and donations.