As a Registered Charity, Giroscope is managed by a Board of Trustees who meet quarterly. They oversee the strategy and financial planning of the organisation. Giroscope believes that rigorous and effective governance is the key to a successful charitable organisation.

Meet the Giroscope Trustees...

  • Alan Brocklehurst – Alan is a chartered accountant who is a senior partner at one of Hull’s largest independent firm of accountants. He was one of the original group of people that developed the idea of Giroscope in 1984.
  • Robert AmesburyRobert was a worker and director of Giroscope for over fourteen years, he was also a founder member. He is now a special needs teacher in Norfolk. He is also the founder of ‘The Big City Club’ a charity giving support to young adults with special needs from disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • Jonathan Clarke – Jonathan runs the Humberside Co-operative Development Agency which provides business support for new and existing social enterprises. The HCDA helped Giroscope to become a constituted organisation back in 1986.

Giroscope's Housing Pledge

  • So long as the conditions of the tenancy are met, you have the right to remain in your home for as long as you wish.
  • Giroscope will not sell your house, or transfer ownership to another landlord so long as you are a tenant of that house.
  • Giroscope will not borrow money against its property in a way that endangers the financial stability of the organisation and puts your home at risk.