Our People

Executive Team

Tracy Wild Chief Executive

Tracy Wild – Chief Executive

Tracy joined the Trust in 2001 and has over 20 years of experience working in the Criminal Justice Sector. As Chief Executive of the Trust, Tracy’s role is to lead, guide and direct overall operations and oversee the strategic direction of the Trust. In her spare time Tracy is a keen traveller.

Stella Wint – Director of Care & Quality

Stella initially came to Langley from a nursing background and has worked for the Trust for over 20 years now, holding a variety of positions during that time. Prior to starting in post as a director, Stella was Head of Care. She has significant experience in assessing and managing risk and a thorough understanding of the care system. This current role was developed to ensure that we deliver a high-quality service to our clients. Stella is growing and developing a team and systems that promote a culture of excellence in all we do.

Chris Metcalfe – Director of Operations

Chris has worked for Langley Trust since August 2001 and brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding of care and supported housing. Prior to working for Langley Chris was a manager in the motor trade for 10 years. He started with us as a relief worker and then worked as a Support Worker, Care Team Leader, Deputy Manager and finally a Service Manager for 3 years. In January 2006 Chris became the Northern Area Manager, a post which he held for 14 years. In July 2020 Chris became the Interim Director of Operations and then assumed the role permanently for the Trust.

Rev Andy Rider – Director of Chaplaincy Services

Andy joined Langley in 2003 as a Trustee after supporting a friend through a prison sentence for armed robbery. An ordained Anglican, he has led churches for over 30 years in central London and today works as Dean of Mission in East London. In May 2020 Andy became a part time Director for Langley and today oversees the spiritual life of the Trust and steers our marketing and church engagement. Andy loves to travel, cycle, cook, swim, walk, read and ski in his spare time.

Simon Herbert – Director of Finance & Business Services

Simon joined Langley in 2022 and is responsible for our Finance and Business Services. He is an experienced Finance Director and came to Langley from Samaritan’s Purse (Operation Christmas Child). Originally from West London, Simon trained to be a Chartered Accountant in Richmond and has since spent many years overseas – six years in Mozambique were followed by five years in Arizona, USA. He is an active member of a local Baptist church and enjoys watching and taking part in sports in his spare time, including cycling and swimming in a local lake during the warmer months.

Bernadette Fitzharris – Director of People

Bernadette joined Langley in 2024 as our Director of People having worked successfully within several senior people management and leadership roles, most recently within NHS Trusts. As well as being a qualified HR professional and a practising Christian, Bernadette is a compassionate and motivated leader, committed to the Trust’s mission, vision, values and objectives. In her spare time, she enjoys running, playing scrabble and spending time with family and friends.

Board of Trustees

Ruth Williams – Chair of the Board of Trustees

Ruth joined the Trust in 2016. She was appointed as Vice Chair in 2021 and then became the Chair the following year. In addition to being a Registered General Nurse, Ruth has held director and senior level positions within the NHS, where she was responsible for informing strategy and shaping nursing practice. She retired from the NHS in 2018. Ruth holds a Masters in Professional Practice and is also on the professional nursing register as a clinical teacher. Alongside her other responsibilities, Ruth enjoys teaching and speaking at conferences.

Ruth Williams
Chair of the Board of Trustees

Sandie Keene
Chair of the National Consultative
Group & Quality Committee

Amanda Coyle
Board Member

Stephen Lawes
Board Member

Anne Ranasinghe
Board Member

David Cooke

David Stokes

Stephen Cooper
Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees

Richard Montgomery
Chair of the Finance & Resources Committee

Lyn Weston
Chair of the Mission Committee

Mark Curran
Board Member

Linda Trew
Board Member

Charles Anelay

Johannes Etten