Our Trustees

CAIL is run by a Board of Trustees of whom 75% have Lived experience of being a person with a disability, carer, or older person. All of the Board members have a lot of personal and professional experience. To find out more about their skills and experience please take a look at their profiles below.

Justin Oldham 2  Justin Oldham (Chair)

Justin is a Chartered Internal Auditor and Certified Information Systems Auditor. He has spent the last 20 years designing, embedding and measuring Governance, Risk and Control frameworks. More recently Justin has worked in Public Sector Senior Management within the Gambling Commission; managing teams of Accounting, Audit and IT professionals.


pt2  Paul Taylor

Paul spent most of his working life in the public sector, working for organisations involved in planning, funding and monitoring post-16 education and training in schools, Further Education Colleges and Apprenticeship providers. Most recently this was for Essex County Council. Much of the work was about opening up access to education and training to those who experience disadvantage: it is this aspect of his work that led to his long standing interest in, and commitment to, disability issues. He has been a Trustee and Director of Essex Coalition of Disabled People, the Essex Coalition of Disabled People and has been Chair of Cambridgeshire Alliance since March 2015.


  judith-margolis2  Judith Margolis

Judith is a retired Open University Marketing Lecturer. She draws on her lived experience of her own long term health condition to help others who are struggling to cope with their own. This role gives her a good insight into the problems that people with disabilities face every day. In addition to being a Trustee for CAIL Judith is also Chair of Disability Cambridgeshire

adrian-pettit-photo2  Adrian Pettit 

Adrian qualified as an Architect in 1976. He spent 5 years in the public sector at the London Borough of Camden designing social housing, and a further 5 years in the private sector designing private housing. He then joined the University of Cambridge Estate Management Department. In 1992 he developed Parkinson’s but continued to work for another 16 years. During this period he served as treasurer on the Committee of the Cambridge Branch of Parkinson’s UK followed by a number of years as Chair. He was also instrumental in making the university aware of its responsibilities under the Disability Discrimination Act and organised disability audits in the whole of its estate.

Join us!

CAIL are currently recruiting new Trustees.  If you would like to know more about this opportunity download a Role Description and Application Form here.

Or call the office 0300 111 2301 and ask for Alena.