CCVS Staff

CCVS is run by a team of experienced and knowledgeable staff. Each individual has a different role and areas of expertise, but all are happy to help you with your organisational issues, or point you in the right direction.

Mark Freeman


Mark Freeman is the Chief Executive. He joined CCVS in October 2011 from working at Skills Third Sector a national organisation promoting the importance of learning and development to charities and voluntary organisations. He has extensive experience of working in the sector at local, regional and national levels; he has also been a trustee for a number of organisations both in Cambridge and nationally. Mark has a Masters in Business Administration from the Open University and Post Grad Diplomas in Development Management and in Housing Management.

In his spare time Mark is a father to two small girls (which takes up most of his time) as well as a trustee at Camtrust, he is also involved with a number of groups in the village he lives in. Most Sunday mornings you can find him volunteering at the Cambridge Junior Parkrun at Milton Country Park.

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Chris Trevorrow

Senior Development Officer

Chris Trevorrow is a trainer and development officer at CCVS.   She spent her early career working in marketing communications before moving on to spend the last 15 years in the voluntary sector to work in grant assessment with the Big Lottery;  as a community and workplace mediator and the casework manager for a community mediation charity and development worker and trainer for a volunteer centre.  Chris is a CTLLS accredited trainer.

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Sally Page


Deputy CEO 

Sally joined CCVS in May 2021. She has been working and volunteering within the heritage and charity sectors for over ten years; seeing her teach history onboard a warship, run family art workshops in Canada, and provide heritage funding advice across the East of England.

Sally has worked as a Volunteer Coordinator for an NHS fundraising charity and as a Development Officer for the National Lottery Heritage Fund. She loves to volunteer in her spare time and is currently a trustee for Museum of Cambridge and a volunteer helper with her local Rainbow Girlguiding unit.

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Lorna Gough

Communications Officer

Lorna joined CCVS in April 2021 as Communications Officer, having spent 10 years working for both local and national charities in a variety of roles including communications, development and volunteer management.

Lorna’s working life has been varied; spending a lively, early career working with children as a nursery nurse, followed by a second enjoyable career at Saffron Walden Library, particularly working with volunteers to provide a library service to housebound members.

Having volunteered herself, and benefitted from voluntary organisation support, Lorna values the vital role that voluntary groups play, in making a positive difference to people’s lives.

Lorna works closely with the whole CCVS team to maintain and develop communications between individuals, groups and stakeholders.

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Ellie Lee

Volunteering Development Officer

Ellie is our Volunteering Development Officer.  Prior this, she spent 9 years in different roles in Education and Health and Social Care working with people with additional needs. 

Her first passion though was in International Cooperation and Development and she hold a BA in Peace Studies from Florence University and a MA in Refugee Studies from the University of East London.

She has been a volunteer in a number of Italian, UK and International organisations, and still now, whenever family and work commitment allows it, she enjoys taking part in community projects as a volunteer. 

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Jigna Vyas Gosal 

Development Officer

Jigna is our Development Officer. Before starting with CCVS in March 2023, she worked at Care Network Cambridgeshire, as the Community Navigator Coordinator for Cambridge, a role she developed over the nearly 10 years she was in post.

Jigna qualified as a family lawyer and completed her legal training working for a law firm based in Kent and then moved to the North East of England where she worked in law firms representing clients in receipt of legal aid. She then spent time in the USA working for the Legal Aid of Northwest Texas and the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Programme.

Jigna is the mum of three boys which keeps her busy but in her few spare minutes she enjoys a good book, yoga, walking and getting together with friends and family. Until recently she was a volunteer Governor at her local primary school and continues her voluntary work with the school which includes as co-secretary on the school parent group. She also volunteers with her local scout troop.

Alistair Barry

Finance Manager

Alistair Barry is the Finance Manager responsible for the accounts, invoicing & payroll at CCVS.  Prior to this he looked after the finances for the UK arm of a large international development charity.  He is a trustee of a charity in Cambridge and has a Diploma in Charity Accounting.


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