William Wyldbore-Smith

Vice Chairman

William and his wife Prisca have lived in Bremhill since 1984 and have a daughter and two grandchildren living in London.  Currently William holds a number of charitable or voluntary appointments across the county and he and Prisca are both keen to encourage volunteering to help young people who face barriers to success in achieving their potential.

William had a 40 year career as a solictior working in the City of London, Bristol, Wiltshire and finally in Westminster for the last four years at Thrings LLP as Head of Private Client services, retiring in February 2013.

He has held a number of Public Service and voluntary sector appointments.  He was closely involved with Enterprise Agencies in both Bristol and Wiltshire, has served as a board member of the Bath and Wiltshire Health Authority and is closely involved with Youth Action Wiltshire.

William was appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant of the County in 2003 and in 2013 became High Sheriff for the year ending in March 2014.


Christopher Bromfield

Christopher Bromfield became a Trustee in August 2010 and is a member of the Governance Committee.  He is a retired solicitor.  He spent ten years working in the City of London and in New York before moving to Wiltshire where he was a Partner in Wansbroughs in Devizes for more than twenty five years before his retirement in July 2015.  He practised largely in commercial law with a particular interest in advising schools and charities.

Christopher was for many years a Trustee of the Allergy and Asthma Trust and the British Society of Gastroenterology.  Currently he is Chairman of The Pony Club and a Governor of Lambrook School near Ascot and of St Francis School in Pewsey.  In his retirement he enjoys getting to know Wiltshire better and taking the opportunity to travel.  He is married to Clare who is the District Commissioner of the Avon Vale branch of The Pony Club.  They have three children and four grandchildren.

Jason Dalley

Jason has been a trustee since 2012 and is a member of the Foundation’s Audit & Finance Committee and the Co-Investment Committee.  He is married, with three children and lives in Calne.  Originally an Army Officer based in Tidworth, Jason has worked in wealth management for the last 22 years and is now an Investment Director at Rathbones Investment Managers, based in Bristol.

Although Jason was born in London, four generations of his family hale from Chippenham, and Wiltshire has been home for many years, so he has a particular interest in supporting local communities.

Dame Elizabeth Neville DBE QPM

As Chief Constable of Wiltshire from 1997-2004, Dame Elizabeth worked with the Community Foundation as part of the partnership with other statutory bodies and the voluntary sector. As High Sheriff in 2010/11, Elizabeth engaged more closely with the Community Foundation, raising money to contribute to the High Sheriff’s Fund and got to know the Foundation even better, seeing the power of the work it does.  Elizabeth has particular interest in supporting young people and vulnerable elderly people. 

Elizabeth lives near Salisbury and currently works in the public sector, carrying out adjudication work for Companies House, the Financial Conduct Authority, the Pensions Regulator and the Phone Paid Services Authority.  Elizabeth is now a Deputy Lieutenant for Wiltshire and a trustee of the Bobby Van.

Alison Radevsky

When Alison moved to Devizes with her husband Richard in 2006, Alison wanted to get involved with the local community, so contacted the Community Foundation and volunteered as a grants panel member. With two grown-up children of her own, her interests lie particularly in breaking the cycle of disadvantage by raising aspirations and removing obstacles from young people's fulfilment of their potential.

Alison has a background in the voluntary sector, having worked as Manager, Director, Trustee or Chair of several national charities.  She now works and volunteers on strategic, governance and marketing projects and conducts grants assessments with national, local and regional charities. 



Steve Wall

Steve was appointed as trustee in March 2015 having sat on the Audit and Finance Committee as a volunteer.    He is a Chartered Accountant and is currently Head of Business Performance Management at Zurich Financial Services.   He is also an Ambassador for the Zurich Charitable Trust. He now wants to use his 17 years of experience supporting Zurich's charitable trust in a wider field.


Sue Webber

Sue Webber has over 50 years of experience with community groups and voluntary organisations and knows how important external funding is in supporting people to make a difference to the causes they feel passionate about.  Sue also understands how positive it is for businesses and individuals to be able help fund organisations locally.

Sue has lived in Swindon since 1973 and has worked with a wide range of groups to develop by training people in the skills they need to be effective and to measure the difference they are making. Sue sees the Foundation as a vital support in this work.

Andy Tait

Andy became involved with the Foundation whilst working at Intel where he had a 32 year career in a wide range of technology and business areas. Andy was instrumental in growing the culture of volunteering at Intel and supported many causes.

Andy is a visionary thinker with a proven track record of ensuring success when developing global brands and bringing new innovative technologies to market. He brings a desire to ask, and tackle the tough questions necessary to inform progressive decision-making. He has now retired from the corporate life and spends his time as a non-executive director, husband and father to two grown up children.

James Phipps

James, an entrepreneur, was born and raised in Swindon and joined WCF due to their shared passion for helping young people succeed and tackling homelessness.

He was Wiltshire Business Person of the Year in 2011 and 2012 and now mentors businesses and other entrepreneurs.

He has also been a Governor for the White Horse Federation and was nominated for Philanthropist of the Year at the recent Wiltshire Life Awards after co-founding a charitable foundation for young people in Wiltshire and Kenya in 2016.

James is actively involved in various community groups and charities; this includes being a Patron for Swindon 105.5 and an Ambassador for Jessie May.  He is married with two young daughters and travels around the world watching various sports as his main hobby.