Simon Linares Simon joins us after an extensive career as a senior executive in several FTSE International businesses and is an experienced Charity trustee. Most recently Simon was the Group HR Director for Direct Line Group from 2014-2020 and Trustee and Chair of the Nominations committee of (Kids Out Charity/ a National Charity) from 2012-2020. He is also a Non-Executive Director at The Nottingham Building Society and Mentor to several senior business leaders. Simon brings extensive experience in senior Commercial and Human Resources roles across multiple sectors including Consumer Goods, Telecommunications, Financial Services and a range of Digital Businesses and is able to contribute to the charities strategic development, leadership, culture and managing change. Simon is a partner to Dave, parent to Becky and enjoys anything that includes friends, food or travelling - and ideally all three at the same time! 'I am passionate about helping enhance the lives of children and young people, and enabling them to live their lives to the fullest extent possible. The positive difference Dreams Comes True makes to so many young lives is so amazing and humbling, and it's a privilege to be able to join the team as we look to the future and continuing to help even more of those that others won't or can't help'