Our Trustees

Dee(Chairperson) Mrs Dee Mansi Dee Mansi has been an educator  for over 30 years, including experience as Headteacher, Governor and Inspector of Catholic and CofE schools. Prior to this, she worked in the Banking sector and owned a T.E.F.L company teaching English to overseas students. Dee is President of AIC UK, a Trustee of T.E.R.E , a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an alumni of The Windsor Leadership Trust and former Vice Chair of the Fitzdale Trust. She loves to travel, and together with husband Gino and son Liam they have explored  widely beyond their Irish/Italian roots.  Dee is an avid reader, enjoys films, being a beekeeper and working for local and Vincentian charities at home and abroad.

Mr Joe MacEachen
Joe is an Area Librarian with Glasgow Life, a not for profit Charitable Trust which manages Libraries, Sports Centres and Theatres for Glasgow City Council. He has worked in Local Government for 37 years. He is married to Helen and lives in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. He has been a member of SSVP for 27 years both in the Diocese of Paisley and now the Diocese of Motherwell. Since June 2009 he has served the SSVP as Diocesan President in Motherwell Diocese. Outside of his charity work his main interests are ballroom dancing; cinema, reading and Glasgow Celtic.

Fr Noel TraversCM
Fr Noel was born in Dublin. he has spent most of his life in Britain, involved in education, parish work, ministry to deaf people and spiritual direction. Soon he will be an assistant priest in Mill Hill.



Fr Beresford Skelton CMP

Beresford was born in Yorkshire and learnt the faith at St Margaret’s Ilkley. He studied Theology at St Chad’s College, Durham and Chichester Theological College and was ordained Deacon in 1976 and Priest in 1977. He joined the Company of Mission Priests in 1976. He has served in parishes in Newcastle, Cresswell, Ellington & Lynemouth and is currently based in Sunderland.

Mr Andrew Hollingsworth

Andrew Hollingsworth is a chartered accountant and has been involved in charities working with homeless people for many years. Since 1983 he has organised the finances and then the fund raising at The Passage, initially on a voluntary basis but  now employed as Business Director.  He was involved in setting up The Depaul Trust in 1989. He is currently a trustee and Treasurer of the Vincentian Volunteers and the Society of Friends of Westminster Cathedral.