Dfuse’s Trustees


Katherine William-Powlettslide4
Katherine is the Chair of Trustees for Dfuse and an ex solicitor with almost 20 years’ experience working in the charity sector. She has both set up and run charities and worked as a charity consultant and trainer both freelance and for the National Council of Voluntary Organisations where she specialised in Leadership and Innovation in the Charity sector.
Richard Brims


Richard is the Treasurer of Dfuse and has extensive banking and financial experience within Investment, International Corporate Banking. Richard has gained experience in both large international as well as smaller niche organisations. He has a professional ACIB Banking qualification as well as a degree in Financial Services. He brings to the board skills in planning and budgeting, accounting, financial control, reporting and knowledge of financial procedures.
Geneva Guerrieri


Geneva is a marketing communications student at Bournemouth University and studying towards a Chartered Institute of Marketing professional qualification. Currently on work placement with a global media organisation, Geneva has also developed marketing strategies for local community organisations and is Vice President of the marketing society at university which, through her actions, is now rated a five star society.
Graham Briscoe


Graham had a successful 30+ year corporate career with Royal Sun Alliance (RSA) covering operations in Bristol, London, Horsham, and Liverpool. This was preceded by an education and career in industrial engineering. Graham has held, and continues to hold, many voluntary and governance roles within housing, young people, health, community and further and higher education organisations. He is also a member of several professional institutes.
Rev Nicholas Leggett

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Nick is a Priest of the Church of England, ordained at Wells cathedral in 2002. He also a chaplain in the cadet movement. Before ordination he worked for Royal Mail and was an officer of his trade union. Nick has served on a number of boards in the healthcare and housing sectors and was Chairman of Benenden Hospital trust. He brings to the board a number of skills among them are community knowledge, change management, leadership and strategic development.
Rebecca Skellett


Rebecca has developed a career in the prevention of violent radicalisation. With a degree in Social Science, Rebecca currently manages the Strong Cities Network for the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, a role which requires working between multiple stakeholders, managing resources and advising and working with national and sub-national governments to identify effective policy and practice.