Jenny Abbot - Chair of Trustees
After studying Biological Sciences at Edinburgh University, Jenny started a life-long career in sales and marketing within the medical devices industry. She held senior management positions with global companies – Amersham International, Johnson & Johnson, and Baxter Healthcare – before setting up her own successful medical marketing consultancy providing support and direction to start-up companies with innovative healthcare concepts and products.
Jenny has 2 children, her daughter a clinical Dietician, and son a recent engineering graduate.
Jenny is also a volunteer for the National Trust, Kennet and Avon Canal, Trust and Arlington Arts.
Rhys Hamilton comes from a medical family with his wife, two children, both parents and a grandfather who all have been, or still are Doctors.
He studied at Pembroke College, Oxford and at the Oxford University Medical School. He worked in Oxford, Southampton, New Zealand, and Cardiff before joining the Goring and Woodcote Medical Practice in 1981. He was a GP trainer and since The Police Rehabilitation Centre moved to Flint House in 1988 he carried out GP type surgeries at the Centre until his retirement in 2011. During his time at Flint House he got a taste of some of the stresses and strains of modern policing.
His principal interest in General Practice was in Mental Health, although he greatly enjoyed dealing with the constant challenges that all aspects of care in General Practice presented.
In retirement, he has been a GP Specialist Advisor for the Care Quality Commission, is a member of his local Patient Participation Group and does Voluntary Driving for his local surgery. He continues to ski and walk up and down hills despite his knee replacement in 2006 and was the farmer in the Olympic Opening Ceremony in the England's Green and Pleasant Land opening scene. He lives in Woodcote, 1½ miles from Flint House.
Clive Field joined the NHS in 1988 having originally obtained a Biochemistry degree from Kings College, London before qualifying as a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He became the Director of Finance at the Royal Berkshire & Battle Hospitals NHS Trust 12 years later and has since gone on to become Director of Finance at Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and then Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, both of whom provide mental health and learning disability services.
In all his roles Clive has shown he is an innovative leader who specializes in developing financial strategies to meet an organisation's objectives and delivering turnaround programmes to ensure financial stability despite decreasing resources at a time of unprecedented demand in the NHS.
Clive is married with 3 teenage children and lives in Wokingham, Berkshire. His spare time is dominated by coaching and watching his two sons play rugby at Bracknell RFC where he became Vice Chairman in 2015.
David Flint - MSc Grad Dip Phys MCSP
After 24 years’ service in the Royal Air Force (with his final 13 yrs. working at the Defence Services Medical Rehabilitation Centre Headley Court) he was discharged in 1994. Following 18 months as a Therapy Manager of a neurological rehabilitation centre in Devon he commenced work at the Police Rehabilitation Centre in 1996,
Originally appointed as Rehabilitation Manager/Supt. Physiotherapist he was appointed to Clinical Director responsible for Physical Rehabilitation, Nursing and Psychological Services in April 2016.
Retiring in March 2018 after 20+ years at Flint House David accepted the invitation to join the Trustee Board in December 2018. He remains proud of the professionalism of the staff and quality of care offered to the Police Officers who cross our portals, adhering still to his philosophy that the most important criteria for any change is that ‘it is for the benefit of the patient’. He is committed to maintaining the ethos and high standards of The Police Rehabilitation Centre as a member of the Board
Stephen Bozward -Trustee
Stephen joined Bedfordshire Police in 2010, based south of the county working in Luton on response and then within the Offender Management Team. Steve was elected as a Fed Rep in 2014 and was active in supporting and representing colleagues in all matters. He was nominated to stand as a trustee for Flint House in July 2016 and joined the board at the end of that year. In January 2019 Steve was seconded to the Bedfordshire Federation Office for three months. He has now been elected as treasurer for Bedfordshire and has become a fulltime Fed Rep as of the 1st July 2019. Although he is now a fulltime Fed Rep, Steve is still involved in frontline policing and can often be seen deployed in his role as a PSU officer. Steve is dedicated to improving welfare, wellbeing, and care for his colleagues.
Ian Wylie – Trustee
Ian has served in both Kent Police and Avon and Somerset Police. He has been in the Superintending ranks since 2007 and a Chief Superintendent since 2015, serving as Area Commander in Somerset and most recently as Head of Neighbourhood and Partnerships Directorate. In Feb 2019 he was elected as the Vice President of the Police Superintendents Association.
Zac Mader - Trustee
Zac is PFEW National Board Member having joined South Wales Police in 1999, serving in various stations in Cardiff on Response, as a Tutor and as Hub officer. Zac became a work place fed rep in 2002 and has held the positions of Vice-Secretary, Secretary of the Constable Branch Board and Vice-Chair of the Joint Branch Board.
Zac became a Welsh regional Constable rep of the Joint Central Committee in 2011 and is currently on the National Board where he has played an active role on the Ops Policing Equality, Wellbeing, Conduct and Performance Sub Committees. Currently the Secretary of the Welsh Affairs Sub Committee, Chair of the Police Association Strategic Leads and represents PFEW on External Equality matters.
Becoming a Trustee of Flint house in January 2019, “I am immensely proud to be involved in the great work that Flint House continues to do. Police officers deserve to have the best rehabilitation treatment centre. I have always and will continue to be focused on Police officer Welfare and Wellbeing. I truly look forward to playing an active part within my role as a Trustee”.
Jim Brown - Trustee
Jim has 30 years business experience in the Energy & Utilities sector in all aspects of Business management, Finance and Information Technology across the UK & Europe. Leaving corporate life in 2010 Jim spent 6 years providing Business and Consultancy to a number of the UK's leading business and IT services companies. For 8 years Jim has worked with a national adoption agency, including 6 years as chair of Trustees, utilising strong skills and experience in charity governance. Jim has come to Flint House with a strong personal commitment for the service given by Police officers in the UK and is looking forward to working with the PRC Trustees and team. Jim has lived in the Reading area for 30 years, has three Sons, five Grandsons and 1 Granddaughter. He enjoys gardening and watching all sports.