James Elsey


James joined Action Homeless as a Trustee in 2022.

Originally from Leicester, James has held Director and Managing Director/CEO roles of an engineering company, which operates in the UK and overseas, for the last 12 years. With a wide knowledge and experience spanning strategy, corporate governance, health & safety, environmental and quality compliance as well as project management and people development, James brings a range of skills to the Board.

On joining Action Homeless, James said ‘Being appointed as a Trustee is a unique opportunity to contribute to the complex challenges around homelessness. It is about giving my time and strategic-thinking expertise which represents an exciting step-up from previous donating or volunteering experiences.’

Board of Trustees

Management Team

Mark Grant

Chief Executive Officer

Karen Purewal

Director of Services and Deputy CEO

Reg Mawdsley

Director of Finance and Corporate Services

Tammy Bolton

HR and Property Development Manager