Trustees & Staff

Staff TeamSCVO is a Company Limited by Guarantee and registered with Companies House no. 03570517.

SCVO is also a registered charity with charity number 1071514. For further details on our charitable status please visit SCVO’s entry on the charity commission website.

As a membership organisation, local voluntary and community organisations actively delivering services in the borough are invited to apply to become members. Member organisations meet at General Meetings and at each AGM elect from their number a Board of Trustees who lead SCVO, setting the strategic direction for the charity and overseeing its activities.

SCVO is structured and staffed in the following way:

SCVO Board of Directors

  • Geoff Foster, Independent (Chair)
  • Jon Grant, Krunch (Vice-Chair)
  • Laura Nott, Independent
  • Khatija Patel, Ideal for All (Treasurer)
  • Claire Dale, Independent
  • Mohammed Loan, Oldbury Jamia Mosque
  • Jatinder Singh Basi, Guru Nanak Gurdwara
  • Andy Watson, Independent
  • Rachel McFee, Oscar Sandwell
  • Jacques Matensi-Kubanza, African French Speaking Community Support
  • Luke Tyler, YMCA Black Country Group
  • Amy Allan, Smethwick Church Action Network (CAN)

Members are selected from Board for the following sub-committees:

  • Human Resources
  • Finance

SCVO Staff Team

Strategic Engagement

Capacity Building

Creative Black Country

Creative Black Country is hosted by SCVO on behalf of Black Country Together

For further information please view

SCVO is also linked to:-

  • Black Country Together CIC, company number 08383487, a subsidiary Community Interest Company which is joint-owned with Dudley Council for Voluntary Services, Walsall Voluntary Action and Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council. Black Country Together is a company established to enable the Voluntary and Community Sector in the sub-region to access funding opportunities across borough boundaries that might otherwise be out of reach for them.