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 and a School Advisory Board member at Histon and Impington Junior School. 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 Worker

Chris Trevorrow is a trainer and development worker 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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Listen to Chris being interviewed about volunteering and Volunteers Week 2019 on Cambridge 105



Sally Page


Development Worker

Sally joined CCVS in May 2021 as a Development Worker. 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 most recently 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 and Engagement Worker

Lorna joined CCVS in April 2021 as Communications and Engagement Worker, 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

Supported Volunteer Worker

Ellie is our Supported Volunteering Project Coordinator.  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 Humans 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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Suzanne Goff

Community Engagement Lead

Suzanne has recently joined CCVS as the Community Engagement Lead for Cambridge. She works in partnership with colleagues in Fenland, Huntingdon and Peterborough to support communities responding to Covid by strengthening local resilience through collaboration.

Having previously worked in the voluntary sector and for several local authorities, she has a wide range of interests - particularly in social enterprises, organisational development, digital skills, equality and diversity.

During lockdown, she was involved with ‘Grow A Row’ and supported a community outdoor art gallery event. Suzanne recently completed the ‘Digital Art and Design’ course at Cambridge Community Arts. She is quite fond of cheese.

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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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