ACT current Trustees are:

Julie Young


Julie Young is a former non-executive director of Colchester Primary Care Trust and has a wealth of local Government experience at a County and Borough level representing Colchester’s most deprived community. As Deputy Leader of Colchester Borough Council she leads on the Local Plan, Culture and Performance. At a County level she has experience in Social Care, Education and Health Scrutiny. She has held many community roles providing leadership on school governing bodies spending many years as a trustee of Greenstead Community Association.

James Cracknell

James is an enterprise development professional for third sector and profit organisations. He has worked in the financial service sector for many years and previously worked for social enterprise, CareerServe Co-operative. James has a passion for engaging with the local community.




Liz Buxton

Liz works for ACE as the Assistant Director for Quality, a nurse, educator and quality improvement advocate with a sound background in clinical practice, working alongside front-line staff facilitating quality improvements and innovations to embed safe care into clinical practice. Known as a passionate patient safety enthusiast, driven by making the patient experience count through supporting and developing individuals to make a difference both in their personal career development and the ultimate impact this will have on their care delivery.

Karl Winchester

Karl works for ACE as a CVD Primary Prevention Programme Lead and serves on the ACE Members Council. He represents ACE staff interests on ACT.

Anglian Community Trust’s Board of Trustees

Registered Charity Number 1154746

659 – 662 The Crescent
Colchester Business Park
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