The Leicestershire and Rutland Blood Bikes General Committee is made up of:

Oliver Cufflin (Chairman) –
Ollie is responsible for the group as a whole, making sure we achieve what we set out to do and trying to keep us moving in the right direction.

Jonathan Bostock (Vice Chairman) –
Jonathan’s role as vice chairman is to be aware of all that the chairman is involved in and to be able to stand-in and represent the group if the Chairman is not available to do so. (Jonathan also is our group Operations Manager)

Paul Bivins (Membership) –
Paul co-ordinates the new member activities in group. Paul Bivins is supported by Paul Johnson with some of the day to day activities with getting new people actively involved in the group

Les Congdon (Treasurer) –
Les takes care of our finances and book-keeping activities

Jonathan Bostock (Operations Manager) –
Jonathan is responsible for day to day operational issues and our vehicle fleet.
Jonathan also looks after our stores / equipment

Les Congdon /  Chris Rollestone  (Fleet Team) –
The team are supporting the operational side of the group alongside Jonathan. There are always  “bits and pieces” that need sorting out to keep the vehicles rolling and the fleet team are there to help get it all running as smoothly as possible

Susie Ellison    (Media Co-ordinator) –
Susie is working to keep our media interfaces active with current news and information.
If you have any pictures or news that you think would be useful to include on the media platforms please email Susie and let her know your ideas.

Elaine Bivins  (Events Co-ordinator) –
Elaine is heading up our fund raising events team. If you have any ideas for future events, or feedback on recent events please drop a mail to the events team.
If you would be willing to host an event, or are running a gala, fete and the like and would like Leicestershire and Rutland Blood Bikes to be at your event please get in touch with the team.

Elaine Bivins  (collection ‘tins’ at venues) –
As well as organising our events Elaine also looks after our yellow collection “tins” getting them into coffee shops, retail outlets, pubs and the like. Elaine and the team visit locations willing to host a “tin” and make sure the tin is collected when full. If you are interested in having a collecting tin on our behalf at your venue please drop us an email and Elaine will get in touch with you

Ges Martin (Milk Bank team) – 
Ges leads our work with the Birmingham Women’s Hospital and supports the collection and delivery of donated breast milk.  If you have any queries about this part of our work drop Ges an email.
Any mothers interested in donating milk can contact Birmingham Women’s Hospital on 0121 623 6870 and talk to them about how they organise process. Web site for the hospital is 

Phil Palmer (Rota Manager) – 
Phil makes sure our rider / driver rota is up to date and we have cover for all dates in the near future.

Neil Straughan (Friday Team) –

We offer support to our local NHS teams on a Friday afternoon for collecting and delivery of blood samples and blood products. Neil ensures we have a rider /driver available and manages this part of our work.