Borough Care is a registered charity which has a Board of Non-Executive Board Members who are also shareholders. The Board is responsible for ensuring that the business is run properly and working with the Executive team to agree the strategic direction of the organisation, ensure policies, plans and resources are in place to achieve strategic objectives and monitor progress against them.

Borough Care’s Board recognise that good corporate governance is essential for the organisation’s success. The overarching role of the Board is to be balanced, diverse and effective, in leading and controlling the organisation, to deliver benefit to the communities that Borough Care serves, whilst complying with its legal obligations. You can read our latest Annual Review here.

The Board delegates day-to-day management of activities to the Chief Executive and the Executive Leadership Team.

Isla Wilson

Chair of the Board

Isla’s work has taken her from Hong Kong to Stockport and she’s currently non-executive director for two other public sector organisations. In her few, quiet moments she loves spending time with her pets.

Jean Walker

Vice Chair

A true Stopfordian; Jean set up a community interest company to make Stockport a better place to live, work and spend leisure time. Her claim to fame is coming 3rd place in a race to Magnetic North Pole!

Lee Omar

Board Member

Lee is a technology whizz, running his own company making apps used around the world. Lee even created an app to prevent falls in care homes, which was adopted by the NHS in 2019. His aim is to live in a society where we are all looking forward to getting older. He also loves to eat and travel; preferably at the same time.

Rekha Harrison

Board Member

Rekha is Chief Executive Officer of charity, Petrus Community and has over 30 years’ experience in community and social care. In her spare time Rekha is studying for her MBA and working as a volunteer tutor for women studying for degree level qualifications.

Michael Hinett

Board Member

Michael is Group Quality & Compliance Director at Fairhome Care and brings with him experience in social care, budgeting, business planning and partnerships. He was a volunteer Firefighter for over three years and is also a Board Member for Personalising Freedom Community Interest Company.