Our trustees volunteer their time and skills to support Emmaus Bradford and play a vital part in ensuring we meet our strategic objectives and operate appropriately. We have asked 10 questions to Emmaus Bradford Trustee Doug Hall so we can all get to know him better.

Name: Doug Hall

What made you want to be an Emmaus Bradford trustee?

I was looking for a charitable project on retirement and a flyer in the Church Times coincided with an email from Bradford Diocese seeking trustees for Emmaus.

What is your background and what has your career path been?

After a degree in Economics and a masters in Business Studies I started working in market research, then setting up a Market Research Company. I remained as MD till retirement.

What do you enjoy most about being a trustee at Emmaus Bradford?

The relationship with other trustees and volunteers, working together to start a community.

Has the COVID-19 pandemic changed or impacted your role as trustee?

Not yet.

Can you sum up what Emmaus means to you in one sentence?

One of the best ways to reduce homelessness.

Tell us something interesting about you

I have co-authored several research papers in peer reviewed journals.

What food can you not resist?

Christmas pudding.

What is your favourite film?

Dr Zhivago.

What do you feel most grateful for?

51 years of a wonderful marriage.

What is your biggest achievement?

Running a company on Christian principles.

We are currently recruiting for new Trustees to join Emmaus Bradford. Find out more here.