Call us today on: 01453 546776



  • arunArun Mehra

    Arun Mehra FCA brings a wealth of financial expertise to the Board of Trustees. An experienced chartered accountant Arun has been working with hundreds of dentists in the UK for over 15 years as Managing Director of a professional services firm in the sector. He uses his strong financial acumen and vast network in the sector to support Bridge2aid in fulfilling our exciting strategic ambitions.

  • johnJohn Milne MBE

    John qualified from Leeds in 1980 and has worked mainly in general dental practice in Wakefield since then.

    He has a special interest in orthodontics having worked as a clinical assistant at Mid Yorks hospital. John has been involved in dental politics for most of his career.

    At local level John is Chair of Wakefield LDC and also represents West Yorkshire on the BDA General Dental Practice Committee. As Chair of GDPC from 2009-2015 John represented the profession at national level with a particular interest in NHS reform.

    John now works part time in practice and as National Dental Advisor to the CQC. John was awarded an MBE for his services to dentistry.

  • colinCaroline Havers

    Caroline Havers is a dispute resolution lawyer. Caroline has wide experience of working with clients in Africa and has carried out due diligence on the ground working with clients and her corporate lawyer colleague. She advises on Bribery Act compliance matters and training. In addition, Caroline has spent many years acting for clients in the banking and finance sector. Previously Caroline was a partner in an International law firm for over twenty years and the Managing Director of a legal services company.

  • andrewAndrew Paterson

    Andrew is a Senior Clinical Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Dundee Dental School. He Graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1987. He practised in a specialist referral based restorative practice for 22 years in Glasgow. Previously he has been an NHS Consultant in Glasgow and Leeds Dental Hospitals and in Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock. He has a masters degree in medical law and ethics and has worked as a dento-legal adviser for a dental defence organisation. Andrew is s a clinical lead, regular volunteer and member of Bridge2Aid’s Clinical Advisory Group. Andrew’s academic research interests are the ethics of international healthcare volunteering.

  • Colin Cohen – Interim Chair

    Colin worked for IBM for 45 years in various roles, ending up with executive responsibilities for Operations and Strategy in the UK. For 15 years he had an international role which included South Africa, and in 2007 focused on developing IBM’s strategy for southern Africa. He is using these business skills and experiences to support the growth strategy of Bridge2aid.

  • Sarah Buxton

    Sarah is a Director at FTA Law, and specialises in employment law for businesses and the healthcare profession.  Sarah also advises on the day to day HR and employment issues that a business owner is often faced with. She provides the HR and Employment Service to ADAM (Association of Dental Administrators and Managers) members and has provided pro bono advice to Bridge2Aid for a number of years before becoming a Trustee of the charity. She can often be found sharing her wisdom at seminars and speaking events and keeping employers up to date by writing in the business and healthcare press. Sarah is also a keen runner and ran the London Marathon in April 2016 for the PSP Association.

Get social with us!

Connect with us online via our blog, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter

Keep in touch

Provide us with your name and address details and we’ll send you our regular email updates including news about events and fundraising. We will not share your data and you can unsubscribe at any time.

You can read our privacy policy here