John Humpston has a substantial professional background in Governance, People and Resource Leadership and Change and is currently Interim Director for Cambridge Samaritans.

John has led on Corporate Resourcing (Finance, Fundraising, HR, IT, Property) at Board level in four national charities and professional Membership Organisations - Citizens Advice, Royal College of Nursing, Crisis and Emmaus. He has held a variety of Non-Executive board roles in the public, health, community and voluntary sectors.

  • Leadership of cause and community based charities Jimmy’s in Cambridge, Crisis and Groundwork
  • Trustee of Refugee and Migrant Justice 2005 to 2010
  • Past Chair of Herts Young Homeless and current Trustee of two charities
  • Past Regional Director and Chair of East of England Samaritans
  • Coaching and mentoring of Teams and Leaders
  • Substantial experience of Volunteering and Volunteer leadership
  • Significant NHS leadership background in HR and Organisational Development