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ExFor+ C.I.C Mentors and Advisers:

The Mentors and Advisers to ExFor+ C.I.C. engage with the CEO (Simon Adams), They all bring with them very important; experience, knowledge and expertise specific to the areas in which they work:

Nick Bell (Prospects CEO)

Susan Turnbull


Director of People (Help For Heroes) 

I have worked within the HR arena for over 30 year and am a Fellow of CIPD.


I have been fortunate to work for companies such as John Lewis, British Waterways, Virgin, Viacom and Carphone Warehouse, where I was Group HR Director.


I ran my own HR consultancy practice for 16 years and was the CEO for Glotel PLC - a recruitment agency.


Having been with Help for Heroes for 6 years and been fortunate to work in both the Head Office and Recovery environments – my role today is focused on the team who support the blokes – Team H4H.


We work with our staff helping us to create an environment where we all feel Inspired, Enabled and Supported. 

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Nick Bell (Prospects CEO)

Nick Bell 

Nick joined Prospects as Chief Executive in October 2014


Prior to this Nick was Chief Executive of Staffordshire County Council. He has more than 20 years’ experience working in local government including as Deputy Chief Executive of Essex County Council, Director of Finance & Resources at Westminster City Council and Director of Finance at Bedfordshire County Council. He has previously held senior roles at the London Borough of Harrow and Cambridgeshire County Council too.


Nick also has experience in the private sector and has developed a number of innovative, more commercial models of delivering public services.

Nick brings his extensive experience of leading local authorities along with his commercial know-how to his role at Prospects where he leads the Group, building on its strong track record of providing innovative services and continuing to partner with the public sector to pioneer effective models of delivery.

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Nick Bell (Prospects CEO)

Calum Macleod

Vice-Chair, Police Federation of England and Wales

Calum Macleod has been a police officer for 22 years, the first six of which was spent as an officer in Strathclyde Police and the remainder as an officer in South Wales Police.

Calum worked predominantly as a response officer, but also as a tutor constable and officer safety trainer.


He also spent time in crime management and community policing in Cardiff before returning to response on promotion in 1997.


The vast majority of Calum's service has been in front line operational duties.


Calum became involved in the Police Federation in 2011 and stood for election as Sergeants Representative for Cardiff, he quickly became equality lead for the Joint Branch Board and then Chair of the Sergeants’ Board. He has also held the position of Regional Chair for Wales.

Calum was General Secretary and Treasurer for the Sergeants’ Central Committee from May 2014 until his appointment as Vice Chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales in April 2016.

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