Mike Silvey

Appointed in March 2017, Mike - originally from Nottingham - has worked in the charity sector for 25 years. After many years working in international development with Save the Children and VSO, including six years working overseas in Indonesia, Rwanda and Cambodia, Mike shifted his focus to the domestic charity sector in 2013, taking up the role of CEO with Step Together Volunteering in Bristol. In August Mike moved to be CEO of Vision West of England, a charity providing local support services to blind and partially-sighted people across Bristol, Bath, South Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. Mike lives in Bath with his wife and nine-year-old twins.