Simon Thacker

Professional Background

An experienced Accountant and business owner based in Derby with over 20 years of small business experience, working with other local business owners to help them in business and in life. Hands-on and a problem solver by nature, utilising business and personal skills along with trusted contacts to get things done.

Why did you become a Trustee?

To provide financial guidance and assistance to a valued local charity that works with others to achieve more as a collective, for the greater good of the very local community. Seeing first hand what can be achieved and what difference it makes to others.

How do you believe that you can help the Derbyshire Cricket Foundation to achieve its aims and objectives?

Utilising my contacts, being a sounding board for ideas, and generally being a fan of sport.

Any other information you’d like to share?

A father to 2 young children, it’s vital that all ages are engaged with their local community, providing support wherever they can. Likewise, as a business owner, collaboration and supporting others, and giving back to the local community is a key driver.

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