The Trustees

Our trustees come from the Birmingham Jewish and Care Communities.  If you would like to know more about what they do and how to get involved, please contact us.

Dr Barry Henley

Chair

Dr Barry Henley is the Chair of Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust and has worked in the NHS for 12 years. He is also an adviser to Birmingham City University on knowledge transfer and a member of Aston University Business Advisory Council. His doctorate is in management and he has held senior roles in companies in the UK, Singapore and Australia. He is a former Chair of Governors of King David School, and a former Birmingham City Councillor. 

Ms Erica Barnett

Trustee since 2017

Erica was Chief Executive of a mental health charity for 20 years and now works part time for the Ministry of Justice as a Specialist Lay Member on Mental Health Tribunals. Erica was also a trustee and chair until recently of Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid. Erica is a member of Birmingham Progressive Synagogue and sits on their Contact and Support Group 

Ms Lizzie Mkurazhizha

Trustee

Banking Professional combining a degree in Business Management,  MBA in Banking & Finance and a Fellow Chartered and Certified Accountant (ACCA) with over twenty years’ experience in banking / financial services organisations. Involved with young people development programmes and is passionate about empowering the young as well as participating on community based projects.

Mr Martin Brostoff

Trustee

Martin Brostoff is Head of Legal of Boparan Private Office, a business involved in the property, food and restaurant sectors. He has been a qualified solicitor for over 25 years working largely in industry, both in UK and in Shanghai, China. Martin has 4 children ranging in age from primary school to University.

Ms Sharon Blumenthal

Trustee

Sharon has been a self-employed property landlord and developer for over 30 years.
She retired from the Magistracy after 20 years service in Adult and Family Courts.  She has always had a keen interest in voluntary work ranging from helping adults with Specific Learning Difficulties, being the Head of Ladies Guild and she currently volunteers for a national domestic abuse charity and is a Trustee for Singer's Hill Synagogue.  Sharon has two children who are currently at university.

Ms Lynne Myers

Trustee

Lynne has been staunch supporter of BJCC over many years.  Before becoming a Trustee 8 years ago she regularly helped to organise fundraising events within the community to support Andrew Cohen House.  She has helped us breathe new life into our twice weekly Lunch Club and she has thoroughly enjoyed getting to know the regulars, ACH residents and staff.

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Andrew Cohen House, River Brook Dr, Birmingham, B30 2SH

Registered Charity  1180758

Tel: 0121 458 5000

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