Mr Roland Doven MBE JP
Roland has held a number of senior positions in the voluntary and statutory sectors. He currently offers consultancy services to grant-makers and grant-seeking charities (recent clients include GlaxoSmithKline/The King's Fund, Parent House and Relate), sits as an Independent Member of The Parole Board for England and Wales, and adjudicates on conduct allegations against barristers.
For 20 years, he served as a magistrate in Inner London. He was also previously a Board Member of The Big Lottery Fund (where he chaired both the Audit and Risk Committee and Equality Forum), a Lay member of the General Medical Council, and both a non-executive director of the Primary Care Trust and an Executive Council Member for Children and Health in Lambeth.
He was The Director of Programmes for the Association of Charitable Foundations and Assistant General Secretary of The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants. He has chaired the Grants Committee of C21, a project of Stonewall, and was a trustee of Addaction, the alcohol and drug charity. He has co-founded two charities, The National Association of Bereavement Services and The Community Advice Flat.
In 2004 Roland was awarded the MBE for services to the community.
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