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About Us

Patron – Howard Rolfe

Howard Rolfe is the current Leader of Uttlesford District Council and has been a Councillor for 8 years. His 30 year business career was with Marks and Spencer and included a two year secondment to the Cabinet Office where he conducted a national review of procurement within the NHS. Howard was a Non Executive Director at Papworth Hospital for ten years and is currently Procurement Director (part time) for the NHS in the East of England.

Trustees – Robin Lee

Robin has worked in the computer industry since graduating from Surrey University in 1980, working in every role from programmer, through to global IT Director for a US multinational. After retiring from full-time work in 2012, he retrained as a Computer Science teacher and completed his PGCE in 2014. He has managed teams of all sizes – from small Innovation Teams to internationally dispersed IT Infrastructure teams. Robin is involved with a number of charities as a trustee and volunteer, including Saffron Walden Talking Newspaper, Harlow Citizens Advice Bureau, NSPCC Childline and RNIB.


Lizzie Petrie
Centre Manager
As Manager of Volunteer Uttlesford, Lizzie represents the Centre and builds mutually supportive relationships with individuals and organisations that facilitate volunteering in Uttlesford and advises and supports participating charities. She manages a committed team of staff and volunteers.

Pat Lodge
Volunteer Co-ordinator
Pat promotes and facilitates volunteering, identifying potential volunteers and opportunities across Uttlesford and matching the effectively. In addition, she manages both the Time Bank and Youth Volunteering projects.

Susan Dennison
Team Administrator
As administrative support, Susan manages financial and administrative systems, volunteering databases and ensures that policies and procedures are operated and maintained appropriately. She also liaises between volunteers, office staff and Trustees.

Carrie Bowers
Jan Dodson
Kay Eardley
Alex Jacobs


Volunteer Centre Uttlesford, c/o Uttlesford District Council Offices, London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4ER - Tel: 01799 510525/510524
Opening Hours Monday to Thursday 9.30 to 1.30